Sauk City: Arkham House, 1945. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original black cloth lettered in gilt on spine panel, dust jacket illustration by Ronald Clyne. 2,026 copies printed. Bookplate of Malcolm Ferguson (Weird Tales author, friend and correspondent of August Derleth, acquaintance of M. P. Shiel, and a bookseller) affixed to front paste down, with his neat inked signature to upper front free end paper, offsetting to half title page from a newspaper clipping, a very good to nearly fine copy in a very good or somewhat better dust jacket with mild rubbing to corner tips and spine ends and moderate age toning to rear panel. Very Good in Dust Jacket. Item #312228
¶ Collection of twelve of the author's stories including "Carmilla," the classic vampire tale which predates Dracula.