Original Tales of Terror and the Macabre by the World's Greatest Horror Writers
ISBN10: 0786715863 ISBN13: 9780786715862 Contributors: Gelb, Jeff Publisher: Running Pr Book Pub Published: Sep 20 2005 Pages: 274 Weight: 1.05lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
First edition, first printing. Signed by editors and most contributors on the title page, though a separate tipped-in plate is included; request photos for the full list of contributors. Most notable are those of Ray Bradbury (on the half-title) and Richard Matheson (on his foreword). Light rubbing to jacket and board edges.
In a truly distinguished collection of twenty superb, sublimely dark tales written especially for this volume, such acknowledged contemporary masters of horror fiction as Clive Barker, Ray Bradbury, Ramsey Campbell, Nancy Holder, Richard Laymon, Brian Lumley, Joe Lansdale, Whitley Streiber, F. Paul Wilson, and Chelsea Quinn Yarboro serve up a veritable feast of fear. For the first time ever, Dark Delicacies, the world's foremost horror bookstore, lends its famous name and imprimatur to an anthology designed to please the palate of the genre's most discriminating fans. Throughout, the editors--Del Howison (co-owner of Dark Delicacies) and leading horror anthologist Jeff Gelb--present perfectly crafted, freshly original horror-fiction fare that is as terrifying as it is chillingly delicious.