(#170309) MORE GREAT TALES OF HORROR. Marjorie Bowen, Gabrielle Margaret Vere Campbell Long.

MORE GREAT TALES OF HORROR. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, [1935]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v [vi] vii-xviii [xix-xx] 1-431 [432] [433-435: ads] [436: blank], original two-part black and green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black and green, top edge stained black. First edition. A collection of twenty-six stories by James Hogg, W. W. Fenn, J. Sheridan Le Fanu, Mrs. Catherine Crowe, Allan Cunningham, and others. Bowen "produced two anthologies of note, Great Tales of Horror (1933) and More Great Tales of Horror (1935), featuring a selection of Victorian classics, both common and elusive, as well as several translations (by the editor) from early nineteenth-century French and German sources." - Sullivan ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 50. "A resourceful anthology for the day." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 250. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 99. Bleiler (1978), p. 28. Reginald 01703. Fore-edge of pages lightly foxed, a very good copy in very good pictorial dust jacket with some wear at edges, shallow chips from upper spine ends and three corner tips, and several short closed tears at edges. This is a later state jacket with 7/6 on the rear panel and publisher's Vigo Street address canceled and "FIRST CHEAP / EDITION / 3/6" printed on the front flap. An uncommon book that is rare in the jacket. (#170309).

Price: $1,000.00

Printing identification statement for this book:
"First published in 1935" on copyright page.