THE TERROR: A FANTASY. Arthur Machen.

THE TERROR: A FANTASY. London: Duckworth & Co., [1917]. Octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-190 [191: ad] [192: blank], original light blue gray boards, front, spine and rear panels printed in black. First edition. Animal revolt in rural England during the Great War. "... this remains the most interesting of Machen's later weird tales." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-136. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1076. Clareson, Science Fiction in America, 1870s-1930s 525. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 278. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-160. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 130. Reginald 09472. Goldstone and Sweetser 16a. Pulpy text block paper age-darkened as usual and a bit brittle, a good copy in fair pictorial dust jacket with chips from edges, some edge wear, closed tears along folds and tape repairs to some of the tears. This fragile wartime production (wood pulp paper and cardboard binding) is seldom found in nice condition and is uncommon in jacket. (#165164).

Price: $75.00

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"First published 1917" on copyright page.