by John Metcalfe
Dust jacket by Frank Utpatel
Limited Edition Hardcover - $150.00
OUT OF PRINT FROM THE PUBLISHER
Arkham House, 1954; 123 pp.; limited to 1200 copies. First Edition.
The Feasting Dead is a horror novel by author John Metcalfe. It was the only book published by Arkham House in 1954. The story is about a young English boy, Denis, who, while in France falls under the influence of a vampiric being, from the folklore of Auvergne and the misfortune that befalls him.
Book is solid and clean; black binding cloth is clean and shiny; one small dimple on back board; gilt lettering on spine is bright; pages are clean and bright.
Dust jacket front is clean and bright, with minor chipping at top and bottom of spine and at top and bottom of front fold; flaps are clean and bright with original price ($2.50) clipped; rear cover is clean and bright, with very light toning.
Overall, this is a fine copy of the book in a near fine dust jacket.