TALES OF MYSTERY AND TERROR. Illustrations by David Fletcher.
Price: $75.00 USD
Place Published: Bradford
Date Published: 1998.
Book Id: 309759
First Edition Thus. Octavo, original pictorial white cloth stamped with a design of a winged skeleton in black, red, purple and gold, gold titles to spine and front cover, top edges stained purple, marbled endpapers. 97 pp. 250 numbered copies printed, this being copy number 200, signed by the illustrator. Frontispiece plus three additional full-page macabre black & white plates by Fletcher. Foreword by Brian Stableford, afterword by R ichard Dalby. A fine copy, without dust jacket, as issued. An excellent copy.
¶ Collection of ten supernatural stories, "grotesque and gaudy, almost hallucinatory in their nightmarishness"; firmly placed in the English Decadent movement, comparable with the best works of Shiel, Machen and Gilchrist. A reprint of the rare self-published 1926 edition.