by Joseph Payne Brennan
Dust jacket by Denis Tiani
Limited Edition Hardcover - $80.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, 1973; 173 pp.; limited to 4000 copies. First Edition.
Stories of Darkness and Dread is a collection of stories by author Joseph Payne Brennan. It was the author's second collection of stories published by Arkham House. Most of the stories had originally appeared in Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, Macabre, Magazine of Horror and other magazines, although several of the tales had appeared in Brennan's earlier collection Scream at Midnight (1963).
Book is solid and clean; black binding cloth is clean and shiny; boards are unbumped and corners sharp; gilt lettering on spine is bright; pages are clean and bright.
Dust jacket front is clean, bright, unblemished and unchipped; flaps are clean and bright with original price ($6.00) unclipped; rear cover is clean and bright.
Overall, this is a fine copy of the book in a fine dust jacket.CONTENTS
"City of the Seven Winds"
"The Keeper of the Dust"
"The Seventh Incantation"
"Delivery on Erdmore Street"
"The Way to the Attic"
"Episode on Cain Street"
"In the Very Stones"
"The House at 1248"
"Black Thing at Midnight"
"The House on Hazel Street"
"The Man in Grey Tweeds"
"The North Knoll"