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    Kirby McCauley (editor). INSCRIBED. Dark Forces: New Stories of Suspense and Supernatural Horror. New York: The Viking Press, [1980]. First edition. Presentation copy with signed inscription by McCauley to fantasy writer Carl Jacobi on front free endpaper: "For Carl -- / A fine writer and / good friend. / Warmest regards, Kirby." Octavo, cloth. Tiny spot to top edge of text block, else a fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with touch of wear at edges, 10 mm closed tear at bottom front spine fold, and several small internal tape reinforcements.

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    Original anthology collecting short novel, "The Mist," by Stephen King (Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature III, pp. 1040-3) and twenty-two short stories by Ray Bradbury, Robert Bloch, Robert Aickman, Gene Wolfe, Joyce Carol Oates, Edward Gorey, Theodore Sturgeon, and others. "Landmark horror anthology ..." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 6-437. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 4-346. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-284.

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