Horror & Gothic

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London, Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1891 [but 1890].

First edition. Inscribed presentation copy from the author. 8vo. Original red cloth stamped in gilt and bordered in blind.

A rare beast, Stoker's first novel, published on the 18th of November 1890, with the title post-dated 1891. Preceding Stoker's most famous work Dracula by 6-7 years, this adventure novel concerning the discovery of lost treasure and the crown of the legendary king of the snakes is set in Western Ireland, and contains some interesting subtle gothic notes foreshadowing the author's later works.

Inscribed on the half-title, 'G. Biggs from Bram Stoker 20.11.90', under which someone, probably G.Biggs, has helpfully also noted in pencil, '2 days after publication'.


London, The Fortune Press, 1933.

First edition. 8vo. Original black cloth. Yellow dust-jacket, printed in black, price-clipped.

The first edition of this collection of ghost stories, compiled and edited by the lycanthophile Montague Summers; uncommon in the dust-jacket.


Tales of Thrill
and Horror Selected and Arranged By Christine Campbell Thomson. First edition. London, Selwyn & Blount, [1933] This is No 9 in the Famous Not At Night Series of books.


a Book of Ghost Stories
London, Philip Allan, 1928.

First edition. 8vo. Woodcut device to title. Original black cloth.

A solid first edition of this collection of tales by a well-respected author, including his celebrated black magic yarn 'He cometh and he Passeth by'; Bleiler called these "excellent stories".


First edition.
London, Hutchinson, 1948.

A pleasing copy of one of Wheatley’s most famous titles and surprisingly uncommon in the wonderfully grotesque wrapper.