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    Robert Aickman and Elizabeth Jane Howard. We Are for the Dark. Six Ghost Stories. London: [1951]. First edition.

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    Robert Aickman and Elizabeth Jane Howard. We Are for the Dark. Six Ghost Stories. London: Jonathan Cape, [1951]. First edition. Octavo. 285, [286-288: blank] pages. Publisher's maroon paper-covered boards, spine lettered in silver, in original dust jacket. A fine copy in fine dust jacket with mild rubbing at spine ends and corner tips. Quite uncommon in superior condition.

    Aickman's scarce first book. Collects three stories by Aickman and three by Howard with Aickman's collaboration including the classic "Three Miles Up." Also, "The Insufficient Answer," a vampire story. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 851. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-7.



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