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    [Horror & Supernatural]. Trio of Short Story Collections. Ashcroft, British Columbia: Ash-Tree Press. Titles includes: Hugh B. Cave. The Lady Wore Black and Other Weird Cat Tails, 2000. Limited to 500 copies plus a few extras for legal deposit purposes. [and:] Thomas Burke. The Golden Gong and Other Night-Species, 2001. Edited, with an Introduction by, Jessica Amanda Salmonson. Limited to 600 copies plus a few extras for legal deposit purposes. [and:] Seabury Quinn. Night Creatures, 2003. Limited to 600 copies plus a few extras for legal deposit and contract purposes. First editions. Three octavos, cloth. Fine copies in fine dust jackets.

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    The Lady Wore Black. Collects nineteen stories by Cave with introduction by Mike Ashley.

    The Golden Gong and Other Night-Pieces. Collects twenty tales by Burke, including "The Bloomsbury Wonder," his most famous and best story, from NIGHT PIECES and other collections, with a long, interesting introduction by Salmonson, and a profile by his publisher "Grant Richards on Thomas Burke." Reproduces (in black and white) the vivid dust jackets of many of his, now scarce, first editions. Burke first gained fame for his stories of London's Chinatown district, known as Limehouse. See Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 4-30.

    Night Creatures. Collects eleven stories first published in WEIRD TALES between 1923 and 1947.



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