London: Hutchinson & Co., Patternoster Row, n.d., . Octavo, red cloth, stamped in blind and black to front cover, stamped in black to spine. First British edition. Short story collection. Listed in Hubin.
London: Hamish Hamilton, 1985. Octavo, Hardcover. First edition. Detective Nicholas Hawksmoor investigates strangled victims near cathedrals built in the 18th century which are associated with ritual murders. "Ackroyd's vivid recreation of historical London and its squalor contributes to the story's eerie atmosphere." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 6-1. Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 4-1.
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2001. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Anthology of classic authors which all first appeared in British fiction magazines from the period of the early 1920s to 1939. Only one has appeared in book form.
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1998. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Collects six weird stories, "Told in the Inn at Algeciras" by William Somerset Maugham (1905), "Post-Mortem" by Arthur Ransome (1906), "The Medium's End" by Ford Madox Ford (1912), "Exactly as it Happened" by E. C. Bentley (1926), "The Unpleasant Room" by Hilaire Belloc (1928) and "Ho! The Merry Masons" by John Buchan (1933), with introduction and notes by editor Jack Adrian.
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 1999. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Collects six weird stories, "The House That Was Lost" by Tom Gallon (1908), "Tight and Loose" by Neil Gow (1932), "The Man Who Was Tomorrow" by Eric Ambrose (1933), "Newsreel" by W. J. Makin (1935), "Time- Piece" by Donald Showbridge (1939) and "Last Act First" by Laurence Meynell (1940), with introduction and notes by editor Jack Adrian.
Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press, 2000. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. Collects nine stories by classic writers.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1968. Octavo, boards. First edition. "Eight threatening, mysterious, subtle stories..." Barron (ed.): Horror Literature 4-8. Jones & Newman: Horror: 100 Best Books #64.
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-292 [293-294: blank] [note: final leaf is a blank], original dark blue cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, top edge stained light blue, fore-edge untrimmed. First edition, first issue. 1960 copies printed. Aiken's third collection of short fiction. Twelve stories, including "Mr. Arcularis" and "Silent Snow, Secret Snow," two of his best and most famous horror tales. "Bow Down, Isaac" is, according to a laid-in newspaper review, "an oblique study of religious insanity in New England ..." Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 2. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature V, pp. 2386-87. Bonnell A27.
Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc. . Octavo, cloth backed boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Aiken to a mystery book publisher and book seller on the title page. Two brief notes signed by the author laid in. A collection of stories which appeared in previous collections of the author's work. No equivalent U.K.edition of this book.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1979. Octavo, boards. First edition. Collection of fifteen stories of horror, mainly aimed at young readers. Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 6-11.
New York: Delacorte Press, . Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. This copy inscribed to a mystery book publisher and book seller on the title page. Publisher's review slip laid in. Collection of fifteen stories. The contents of this book differ from the U.K. title of the same name, (nearly half the stories differ). Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror 6-11.
London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1969. Octavo, cloth. First edition. Signed presentation copy. Collection of adult fiction by this noted writer. An uncommon title.
London: Jonathan Cape, . Octavo, boards. First edition. "One of Amis's best forays into fantasy ... Amis effectively weds his acidic view of modern life with bizarre events and imagery in this sophisticated yet chilling ghost story." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 7-8. Made into a three part British television series (1990). Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-11. Cawthorn and Moorcock, Fantasy: The 100 Best Novels 86. Jones and Newman (eds), Horror: 100 Best Books 65. Pringle, Modern Fantasy: The Hundred Best Novels 42. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 661-65.
New York, London, Toronto.. Poseidon Press, . Octavo, boards. First edition. A prequel to FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC.
New York: Simon and Schuster, . Octavo, boards. First edition. The author's second novel and sequel to FLOWERS IN THE ATTIC. Review slip laid in.
New York: Dover Publications Inc. . Octavo, two volumes, pictorial wrappers. First U.S. paperback edition. Trade paperback format. Facsimile reprint of the famous penny dreadful first published in London in 1847 by E. Lloyd. Excellent introduction by Bleiler in which he provides some basic history of penny dreadfuls and makes a case that the author of the book was James Malcolm Rymer and not Thomas Peckett Prest. "A very long Victorian Gothic novel, unquestionably the most famous of the Lloyd bloods... A striking example of low-level popular fiction for the working classes (and adolescents) but not deserving of any praise." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1629. Baron (ed), Horror Literature 2-87. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 2-81. Bleiler (1978), p. 172. Reginald 14580.
London: William Reeves, n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-4]  2-180, original red cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. First published as TERRIBLE TALES: FRENCH (1890). Ten weirds, supernatural and psychological terror; most if not all by Erckmann-Chatrain, including classics "Cousin Elof's Dream"and "The White and the Black" which "delighted and alarmed" M. R. James. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-3. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1582. Bleiler (1978), p. 37. Reginald 13943A.
Paris, London, Chicago, New York, Washington: Brentano's, n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-8]  2-178 [179-180: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original gray cloth, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges trimmed. First edition. The Brentano's edition was printed in Edinburgh by R. & R. Clark and was probably issued simultaneously with the W. W. Gibbings edition published in London in 1890. Author of all these tales is Gustavo Adolfo Becquer (1836-1870), known as "the Spanish Poe," the most famous nineteenth century Spanish writer of supernatural fiction, also very influential on Latin American fiction. This is one of only two English-language collections extant, the other being the Romantic Legends of Spain (Crowell 1909). Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-3. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1585. Bleiler (1978), p. 37. Reginald 13946.
London: J.M. Dent & Co., n.d. [18??]. Small octavo, pp. [1-2] 3 [4-5] 6-256 frontispiece portrait of Defoe, illustrated title page printed in black and red, decorated limp green coth, front and spine stamped in red, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed. Later edition. Collects twelve stories by Charles Dickens, Edmund Yates, Daniel Defoe, Thomas Smollett, and others. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 2-4. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1665-1669. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 14972-14976.
London: John Murray, . Octavo, cloth. First edition. Collects the following titles in one volume: Vice Versa, The Tinted Venus, A Fallen Idol, The Talking Horse, Salted Almonds and The Brass Bottle. In these collected volumes, some of which are story collections, there are stories of fantasy and horror, The Tinted Venus concerns a Greek statue that comes to life.
New York: United States Book Company, 1891. Octavo, cloth. First edition (apparent first edition per copyright page date). Copyright page dates this as 1891 which would precede the English first edition of 1892. Story collection, some with supernatural content. Bleiler: The Guide to Supernatural Fiction, #28.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1924. Octavo, cloth. First U.S. edition. Story collection with some supernatural content.
London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. . Octavo, pp. [1-15] 16-255  [note: first two leaves are blanks used as front paste-down and free endpaper], true endpapers at rear, original orange cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. Partially original anthology anonymously edited by Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong (a.k.a. "John Gawsworth"), collecting thirty crime and supernatural stories, seventeen of which appear here for the first time, by Arthur Machen, Richard Middleton, E. H. Visiak, M. P. Shiel, John Gawsworth, Frederick Carter, Hugh MacDiarmid, Nugent Barker, and others. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1230. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 392. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 2. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Reginald 10639.
London: Associated Newspapers Ltd., n.d. . Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-ix [x] 11-320, twelve full-page illustrations by Norman Keene, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green. First edition. Partially original anthology collecting twenty crime and supernatural stories by Thomas Burke, John Gawsworth, Edgar Jepson, M. P. Shiel. L. A. G. Strong, E. H. Visiak, and others. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1599. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 392. Bleiler (1978), p. 8. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992).