TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED [with] MORE TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED. London: Michael Joseph, [1979; 1980]. Octavo, two volumes, boards. First editions. Collects twenty-five stories, including most of Dahl's finest short fiction. At least three of the stories (in MORE TALES) appear in print here for the first time. See Barron, ed., Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-107. See Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 112. TALES is a nearly fine copy in nearly fine dust jacket (mild foxing to upper edges of flaps) priced £5.95 on the front flap; MORE TALES is fine in nearly fine dust jacket (a bit of soiling to rear panel) priced £4.95 on the front flap. (#164658).
"First published in this edition ... / ... / 1979" and "First published in this edition ... / ... / 1980" on copyright page.