"THE MOST UTTER BLACKNESS THAT HUMAN EYES WILL EVER KNOW": TALES OF DREAD, 1936 FIRST EDITION
(SIBSON, Francis H., et al.). Tales of Dread. A Collection of Uneasy Tales. London: Philip Allan, 1936. Octavo, original orange cloth, original dust jacket. $3500.
First edition of this collection of nine "uneasy tales," an excellent copy in the bright original illustrated dust jacket by T. Cundall.
Includes nine tales: "Bathysphere Number 7" by Francis H. Sibson, "Angela" by Charles Lloyd, "The Green Taxi" by Anne Edgar, "The Secret of the Graves" by Oswell Blakeston, "The Silver Lady" by Sidney Denham, "The Dead Watch" by David Lord, "Dispossessed" by Harold Markham, "The Tiger" by Francis Bruguiere, and "The False Trail" by Kenneth Ingram. Small white-lettered "M" on lower portion of spine.
A few minor smudges to boards, original dust jacket with minor edge-wear, bright and clean. An excellent, near-fine copy.