First edition. 8vo. Original green cloth. Dust-jacket, correctly priced 12s6d.
An intriguing combination of authors: "Each of the three 'tales of imagination' in this book is by a master of the art, and there is enough incident and invention in each of them to surpass most full-length novels." (jacket blurb). The Peake tale Boy in Darkness features Titus, from the Gormenghast books.
First edition. 8vo. 2pp. advertisements. Original dark orange cloth blocked in black. Dust-jacket spine priced 3/6, with further 1/- sticker.
'The name "Charles Pearce"...to whisper it after dark is to start a horde of wild imagings...all that makes the flesh creep and the hair stand on end...a repulsive creature to look upon; a colossal braggart; a gifted musician; a murderer - a dwarf in stature and a Samson in strength; the perfect burglar; and a man with an irresistible attraction for women...' (publisher's blurb).
A very good first edition in early issue jacket with the sinister artwork by V. Asta bright and clean to upper panel.
First edition, first printing. Skeffington, 1933.
A fantasy novel first published in book form in 1932 by Horace Liveright. The novel was originally serialized in six parts in the magazine Argosy in January 1932. Rare in dw.