THE VAMPYRE: A BEDSIDE COMPANION. Christopher Frayling.

THE VAMPYRE: A BEDSIDE COMPANION.

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, [1978]. Octavo, boards. First U. S. edition. Anthology of vampire stories from the 18th century to the early 20th century. Some material here has not been anthologized and some is newly translated to English. Includes some traditional fiction as well as folklore accounts. A lengthy seventy-three page introduction by the editor looks at the development of the vampire genre from Lord Ruthven to Count Dracula. Includes analysis of significant stories from that period and presents them in chart form. Some foxing to top page edges, a fine copy in a fine dust jacket. (24890). Item #24890

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