(#173839) THE HAUNTED OMNIBUS. Alexander Laing.

THE HAUNTED OMNIBUS. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., [1937]. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-xvi [1-2] 3-848, 62 black and white illustrations, fifteen full-page, by Lynd Ward, publisher's flexible blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in light green. First edition. An excellent anthology collecting 42 weird and supernatural tales by W. F. Harvey, M. R. James, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Algernon Blackwood, F. Marion Crawford, W. W. Jacobs, Arthur Machen, Robert Louis Stevenson, Lafcadio Hearn, May Sinclair, Ambrose Bierce, John Collier, Edith Wharton, and many others. Stunning illustrations by Lynd Ward. Ward's "most outstanding achievement was a series of sixty [i.e. 62] illustrations for THE HAUNTED OMNIBUS in 1937, one of the major ghost story collections published before World War II." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 450. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 978. Bleiler (1978), p. 117. Reginald 08538. Neat owner's name on front free endpaper. Mild bump to upper right corner of front cover, a nearly fine copy. (#173839).

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First printing has "F&R" monogram on copyright page.