(#172376) NEW TALES OF HORROR BY EMINENT AUTHORS. Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong.

NEW TALES OF HORROR BY EMINENT AUTHORS. London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. [1934]. Octavo, pp. [1-15] 16-255 [256] [note: first two leaves are blanks used as front paste-down and free endpaper], true endpapers at rear, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Partially original anthology anonymously edited by Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong (a.k.a. "John Gawsworth"), collecting thirty crime and supernatural stories, seventeen of which appear here for the first time, by Arthur Machen, Richard Middleton, E. H. Visiak, M. P. Shiel, John Gawsworth, Frederick Carter, Hugh MacDiarmid, Nugent Barker, and others. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1230. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 392. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 2. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 10639. Pulp paper text block lightly tanned, a fine copy in nearly fine 2/6 pictorial dust jacket with light wear at lower spine end, 15 mm closed tear at the bottom edge of the rear panel, and mild dust soiling to rear panel. A lovely copy of book seldom found in jacket. (#172376).

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