TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL ... Edited, and with an Introduction, by Philip Van Doren Stern. With a Note on Machen by Robert Hillyer. New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1948. Octavo, pp. [1-4: blank] [i-v] vi-xxiii [xxiv-xxvi] [1-3] 4-427 [428: blank] [429: colophon] [430-434: blank], inserted frontispiece (photographic portrait of Machen), original brown cloth, front panel stamped in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, running Borzoi stamped in blind on rear panel, top edge stained brown, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition. The standard collection of Machen's horror fiction collecting fourteen tales, including his short novel THE TERROR. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1084. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 276-79. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-159. Reginald 09470. A fine copy in fine dust jacket priced $3.95 on the front flap. A lovely copy. (#170250).
"FIRST EDITION OF THIS COLLECTION" on copyright page.