[London]: Crucible / The Aquarian Press. 1987. First Edition. First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial wrappers. 348 pp. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED, SIGNED AND DATED AT TIME OF PUBLICATION BY DALBY TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB: ''for Hugh Lamb, connoisseur of Gothic fiction with best wishes from Richard Dalby, June 1987''. With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (Jun 87) at the top corner of the same page, and his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. Hugh has also written: ''H.L. supplied (uncredited!) copies of 'Ken's Mystery' and 'The Stone Chamber''' [two of the stories in this anthology]. Trade Paperback Format. Very faint spine creases, a fine copy in wrappers. Item #311944
¶ Collects 24 obscure but very worthy Vampire Tales by 23 authors. The book was reprinted two years later as part of the Equation Chiller series of paperbacks.