Item Detail

Item Number 9382
Title Famous Monster Tales
Author Davenport, Basil
Condition NF/VG
Publisher D. Van Nostrand Company
Place Published Princeton
Date Published 1967
Edition 1st Edition
Binding Hardcover; 1st Printing
Notes 1st edition/1st printing. Near Fine+ book: light green cloth binding with black lettering - clean, straight & tight; spine ends are just a touch shelf-bumped. In a price intact Very Good dustjacket - clean, bright & crisp with some light edgewear at upper spine and fold ends and some slight surface rubbing. "Here, for the pleasure of your shudder, is a fine clutch of horrors, a witches' cauldron of grue, a circle of poisonous mushrooms suddenly sprouting in a garden of fantastic fiction." Included are Smoke Ghost, The Phantom Farmhouse, The Outsider, The Thing In The Pond, It, and others. Authors include Ray Bradbury, Theodore Sturgeon, Frank Belknap Long, Arthur Conan Doyle, H. P. Lovecraft, Fritz Leiber, Ambrose Bierce and others. Collected by and with short introductions to each horror tale from Basil Davenport, foreword written by Clifton Fadiman after Davenport's death. ; 9 1/4" x 6 1/4"; 201 pages
LoC or ISBN 6727991
Keyword(s) Basil Davenport,Clifton Fadiman,Fiction,First Edition,Horror,Ghost Stories,Fantasy,Monsters
Category(ies) Horror Sci-Fi Fantasy 1sts
Price $45.00