Souvenir Press, 1963, Hardcover, Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: Good, First Edition, Illustrated By: S. R. Boldero -- Cover Art
biographical notes and acknowledgements. Black coloured boards with metallic green coloured titles to the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, by S. R. Boldero, with white coloured titles to the front panel and backstrip. An anthology of horror stories, including stories by H. P. Lovecraft -- 'The Horror at the Red Hook'; H. P. Lovecraft and August Derleth 'The Shuttered Room'; Robert Bloch -- 'Sweets to the Sweet' and Clark Ashton Smith: 'The Seed from the Sepulchre'. Bumping to the head and to the heel of the spine and the shelf wear evident to the lower edges of the book. Front panel has grubby marks and various foxing to the paper edges. Erasure mark on the top right-hand corner of the free front end paper. Very slight foxing to the first few and last few pages of the book, and on the last endpaper there is a vertical crease. The dustwrapper is rubbed and faded and there is chipping to the top and bottom dustwrapper edge with loss. There is a tear on the rear panel bottom edge, measuring 0.5". This is the first UK edition. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 288 pages,. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Illustrator: S. R. Boldero -- Cover Art. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Literature & Literary; Horror; Inventory No: 0101952.