(#172280) GHOST STORIES. Michael Arlen, originally Dikran Kuyumjian.

GHOST STORIES. London, Glasgow, Sydney, Auckland: W. Collins Sons & Co. Ltd., n.d. [1927]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-181 [182: printer's imprint] [183-191: ads for Arlen's books] [192: colophon], publisher's blue boards, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Seven stories selected from two earlier Arlen collections, THESE CHARMING PEOPLE (1923) and MAY FAIR (1925). Includes "The Gentleman From America," one of Arlen's best horror stories. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 21. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-3. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 38. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 13-4. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 605-06. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-9. Bleiler (1978), p. 10. Reginald 00485. Mild foxing to page edges, else a fine copy in a good pictorial 2/6 dust jacket (illustrated by Aubrey Hammond) with wear and shallow chipping along top and bottom edges and front spine fold. (#172280).

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