CRIMES, CREEPS AND THRILLS: FORTY-FIVE NEW STORIES OF DETECTION, HORROR AND ADVENTURE BY EMINENT MODERN AUTHORS. Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong, "John Gawsworth"

CRIMES, CREEPS AND THRILLS: FORTY-FIVE NEW STORIES OF DETECTION, HORROR AND ADVENTURE BY EMINENT MODERN AUTHORS ...

London: E. H. Samuel, n.d., [1936]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] xi-xv [xvi] 1-560, 30 full-page unattributed black and white illustrations in the text, original patterned brown cloth, spine stamped in gold. First edition. Important 560-page partially original anthology collecting forty-five adventure, crime and supernatural stories by E. H. Visiak, Richard Middleton, M. P. Shiel, H. H. Ewers, Frederick Carter, Edgar Jepson, Nugent Barker, and others. Contents include the only appearance in print of Visiak's "The Shadow," a flawed novel "reworking on a symbolic level of concepts in Captain Marryat's The Phantom Ship" [Bleiler (1983)]. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 452. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 392. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 9. Bleiler (1978), p. 80. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Offsetting to front and rear free end-papers, spine a little dull, some mild rubbing, a solid very good copy. An uncommon book. (15515). Item #15515

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