TALES OF HORROR AND THE SUPERNATURAL
Book Details + Condition: Alfred A. Knopf (New York, NY). Stated First Edition, 1948. Hardcover with original dust jacket. 427 pages. Volume of gothic horror stories by Welsh author and mystic Arthur Machen, edited by American author Philip Van Doren Stern, and featuring a biographical note on the author by American poet Robert Hillyer. Stories include "The Novel of the Black Seal," "The Great God Pan," "The Bright Boy," "Out of the Earth," "The Shining Pyramid," "The Terror," and more. Frontispiece shows a photograph of the author. Red cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine. Firm binding; lightly rubbed corners and edges; slight discoloration present to boards; interior is clean and free of markings, save inked name and notations to endpapers. Original dust jacket has normal wear at edges and corners, and retains its original price; it is protected with a mylar cover.