WEIRD TALES: AMERICAN. Anonymously Edited Anthology.


London and Edinburgh: William Paterson, [1888]. Small octavo, pp. [1-4] 5-256, original three-quarter red cloth and decorated boards, t.e.g.,gray coated endpapers. First edition. A collection of ten supernatural tales from Edgar Allan Poe, Washington Irving, Nathaniel Hawthorne, William Gilmore Simms, and several anonymous tales. "A mixed selection of familiar and obscure pieces, most of the latter from mid-nineteenth century periodical sources." - Robert Knowlton. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-4. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1665-1669. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 14972-14976. Bookplate affixed to front paste-down. Rubbing to spine ends, corner tips, outer joint edges, and along fore-edges, spine a bit age darkened. A very good copy. (20122). Item #20122

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