(#170955) TALES OF TERROR ... By Dick Donovan [pseudonym]. James Edward Preston Muddock, "Dick Donovan."

TALES OF TERROR ... By Dick Donovan [pseudonym]. London: Chatto & Windus, 1899. Octavo, pp. [1-8] [1] 2-325 [326: blank] [327: publisher's device] [328: blank] + 32-page catalogue dated "Sept. 1899" inserted at rear, original pictorial burgundy cloth, front panel stamped in tan, white and black, spine panel stamped in gold, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. "Wonderfully lurid sensational horror stories, in full-blooded manner of Victorian melodrama; story titles such as 'The Corpse Light,' 'The Cave of Blood,' and 'A Night of Horror' say it all." - Robert Knowlton. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 68. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-70. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 130. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-66. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 192. Bleiler (1978), p. 62. Reginald 10482. Large owner's name penciled on the front paste-down, early owner's name and date in ink on title page. Cloth worn at corner tips, spine ends and along outer joints and bottom edges, about a quarter of the rear cover stained with some offset on rear endpapers, the text block is clean, a sound reading copy. (#170955).

Price: $1,000.00

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