Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Henry St. Clair, compiler. Tales of Terror, or the Mysteries of Magic: A Selection of Wonderful and Supernatural Stories. Boston: Printed and Published by Charles Gaylord, 1833. First edition. Two octavo volumes in one. vi, 7-178, [2, blank], 119 pages. Engraved frontispiece. Publisher's tan backstrip over printed paper boards. Paper spine label. Housed in a custom half leather slipcase and chemise. Heavy wear to the binding, with one noticeable gouge to the rear board, and the paper covering the boards about half-perished. A third of the worn spine label perished. Corners of the binding and text heavily worn. Bottom corner of the front free endpaper torn away. Foxing throughout. A good copy of a rare title. Wright 2266.

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2012
    8th Wednesday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 437

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    25% on the first $50,000 (minimum $14), plus 20% of any amount between $50,000 and $1,000,000, plus 12% of any amount over $1,000,000 per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 34 days left to consign to the 2018 September 13 Books Signature Auction Books - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    Heritage has gone above and beyond my expectations in handling all of my transactions in a thoroughly professional manner. I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone worldwide for the exemplary auction and valuation services they provide.
    Richard H.,
    Corsicana, TX
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2018 June 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $640,615