Terror At Night (Avon 110)

Terror At Night, ed. Herbert Williams (Avon 110 – 1947)

A paperback original first edition with introduction by the editor.

Title: Terror At Night
Editor: Herbert Williams
Imprint & Number: Avon 110
Cover price: none
Publication date: 1947
Cover artist: George Mayers
ISBN: none

Contributing authors include

  • HP LovecraftThe Haunter of the Dark (Weird Tales, 12/36; Cthulhu Mythos, sequel to Robert Bloch’s The Shambler from the Stars)
  • Bram Stoker – The Judge’s House (Holly Leaves, 12/5/1891)
  • WW Jacobs – The Interruption (The Strand, 11/1925)
  • Thomas Burke – The Black Courtyard (Night-Pieces: Eighteen Tales, 1935)
  • HR Wakefield – The Seventeenth Hole at Duncaster (Shivers, 1932)
  • Algernon Blackwood – The Second Generation (The Westminster Gazette, 6/6/1912)
  • W Elwyn Backus – The Phantom Bus (Weird Tales, 9/30)
  • Arthur Machen – Change (The Children of the Pool and Other Stories, 1936)
  • Henry S Whitehead – The Left Eye (Weird Tales, 6/27)
  • Ambrose Bierce – A Watcher by the Dead (San Francisco Examiner, 12/29/1889)
  • Lord Dunsany – The Two Bottles of Relish (serialized in Time & Tide beginning 11/12/32)
  • MR James – Lost Hearts (Pall Mall Magazine, 12/1895)
  • EF Benson – Caterpillars (The Room in the Tower and Other Stories, 1912)

Gary Lovisi’s Antique Trader Collectible Paperback Price Guide has this edition valued between $10 and $100, depending on condition.


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