COUCHING AT THE DOOR. London, Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd, . Octavo. pp. [1-6] 1-130, original blue cloth, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Broster, a highly regarded historical novelist is best known in the horror field for the title story "Couching at the Door" "A rare story collection assembling Broster's best work in the supernatural genre." - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 110. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 44. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 279. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 58. Bleiler (1978), p. 32. Reginald 01954. Spine panel just a bit faded, a very good or somewhat better copy in very good dust jacket with shallow loss at spine ends, light wear to corner tips and foxing, most noticeably to the rear panel. Presents well overall. (#170009).
"FIRST PUBLISHED 1942" on copyright page.