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HAMMETT, Dashiell, ed.

Modern Tales of Horror.

Published: London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1932

Stock code: 86452

Price: £875

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First UK edition, first impression, originally published in the US under the title Creeps By Night. Uncommon in the dust jacket. This volume, edited and with an introduction by Dashiell Hammett, collects eighteen stories including “A Rose for Emily” by William Faulkner, “The House” by André Maurois, and “Mr. Arcularis” by Conrad Aiken, “The Music of Erich Zann” by H. P. Lovecraft.

Octavo. Original black cloth, titles to spine in orange. With the dust jacket. Cloth a little mottled, spotting to edges of text block, contents tanned. A very good copy in the rubbed and partially tanned jacket with some nicks and short splits and a small chip from the head of the spine panel.

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