(#172144) GHOST STORIES AND OTHER QUEER TALES. probably, Percy W. Everett.

GHOST STORIES AND OTHER QUEER TALES. London: C. Arthur Pearson Ltd., n.d. [1931]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-256, original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in orange. First collected edition. An omnibus volume combining UNCANNY STORIES (1916) and MORE UNCANNY STORIES (1918), which in turn were selected from PEARSON'S NOVEL MAGAZINE. Includes two early stories by noted mystery writer Roy Vickers; also a death premonition story by Theo. Douglas (Mrs. H. D. Everett). Routine commercial work of World War I era. On the plus side, it should be noted that these are stories seldom encountered elsewhere. "Mostly crude horror." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 690. Bleiler (1978), p. 7. Reginald 05932. Owner's signature on the front free endpaper. A bright, nearly fine copy in very good 2/6 pictorial dust jacket with light wear at edges, mild tanning and faint spotting to spine pane, and tiny internal paper tape mend at the upper spine end. An excellent copy of a scarce book rarely found in jacket. (#172144).

Price: $850.00

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