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Horror For Christmas (inscribed to Hugh Lamb)..

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: London.: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26910

ISBN: 1854791419

Condition: Fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with creasing and one small (2cm) closed tear along top spine edge.


Part reprint, part original anthology, with new stories by Stephen Gallagher, Basil Copper, Ronald Chetwynd-Hayes and Ron Weighell (''The Greater Arcana''). PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''for Hugh a mixture of rarities and classics, all the best Richard Halloween 1992''. With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (1992) on the same page. View more info

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Dracula's Brood: Vintage Vampire Classics By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Algernon Blackwood, M. R. James, And Others (Hugh Lamb's copy).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Harper: London.: 2016.

Edition: First edition thus (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45418

ISBN: 0008194483

Condition: Fine (as new) copy with compliments slip laid in.


First published in 1987, this new edition is ''updated'' (as stated in a written note to Hugh Lamb on a compliments slip). With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (22/9/16) on first page, and his initials rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. View more info

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Dracula's Brood: Rare Vampire Stories By Friends And Contemporaries Of Bram Stoker (presentation copy to Hugh Lamb).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Crucible/The Aquarian Press.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45396

ISBN: 0850305942

Condition: Fine (as new) copy.


350 pages: introduction by the editor. Reprinted two years later as part of the Equation Chiller series of paperbacks. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED AT TIME OF PUBLICATION BY DALBY TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''for Hugh Lamb, connoisseur of Gothic fiction with best wishes from Richard Dalby, June 1987''. With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (Jun 87) at the top corner of the same page, and his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. Hugh has also written/''H.L. supplied (uncredited!) copies of 'Ken's Mystery' and 'The Stone Chamber''' [two of the stories in this a... View more info

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Chillers For Christmas.

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Guild Publishing: London.: 1989.

Edition: Reprint.

Seller ID: 42157

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


310 pages: part reprint, part original horror/supernatural anthology, with six new stories included. Bookclub edition. View more info

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Masters Of Fantasy 3: M. R. James.

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: The British Fantasy Society (BFS).: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 42013

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy, a little sun-fading to the covers.


24-pages: Miscellany of material by and about M. R. James including an essay by Dalby, ''Ghosts-Treat Them Gently,'' an article by James, and ''A School Story,'' a ghost story by James first collected in More Ghost Stories of an Antiquary (1911). BFS booklet no. 10. View more info

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The Mammoth Book Of Victorian & Edwardian Ghost Stories.

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 1995.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 41259

Condition: Pages a little browned, else a fine (unread) copy.


574 pages: 42 stories. View more info

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The Mammoth Book Of Ghost Stories.

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £5.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41258

ISBN: 1854870556

Condition: Near fine (NF) copy with some spine fade.


First volume of two published: 654 pages: 52 stories Mostly classic reprints, but including a few original stories. Hugh Lamb's copy with his initials HL rubber-stamped on the inside rear cover. View more info

Image for Dracula's Brood: Rare Vampire Stories By Friends And Contemporaries Of Bram Stoker.

Dracula's Brood: Rare Vampire Stories By Friends And Contemporaries Of Bram Stoker.

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Crucible/The Aquarian Press.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 41086

ISBN: 0850305942

Condition: Fine (unread) copy but for slight cover crease.


350 pages: introduction by the editor. Reprinted two years later as part of the Equation Chiller series of paperbacks. View more info

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The Virago Book Of Victorian Ghost Stories.

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Virago Press: London.: 1988.

Edition: Second printing.

Seller ID: 10680

ISBN: 0860688097

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


21 stories by women writers. 346 pages: introduction by Jennifer Unglow. View more info

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Mystery For Christmas.

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: London.: 1990.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 10716

ISBN: 1854790862

Condition: Fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with spine edge wear.


Part reprint, part original anthology. Twenty-three stories (many supernatural and over half of which are original to this collection) with an introduction by the editor. View more info

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The Mammoth Book Of Ghost Stories 2 (presentation copy to Hugh Lamb).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £18.00

Publisher: Robinson: London.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34518

ISBN: 1854871021

Condition: Page edges a little browned, a NF/Fine (unread) copy.


Second volume. 658 pages: 59 stories, short Preface by Christopher Lee. Mostly classic reprints, but including a few original stories, including ''The Ash Track'', an early story by Mark Valentine. Very uncommon UK edition. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED BY DALBY AT TIME OF PUBLICATION TO UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''for Hugh Lamb, very best wishes from Richard Dalby 21-11-91. 59 stories - not 50!''. [The last remark is promted by the publisher's prominent blurb on the back cover - ''50 chilling tales from 200 years''.] View more info

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Shivers For Christmas (inscribed by the editor).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: London.: 1995.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 26905

ISBN: 1854799193

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Part reprint, part original anthology, with new stories by Roger Johnson, Stephen Gallagher, Richard Adams, Jill Trower and several others. Also included is ''Twenty Pence With Envelope And Seasonal Greeting'' by Terry Pratchett, which had previously only appeared in Time Out's Christmas edition (16th -30th December) 1987. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR/''For - -, Pleasant Dreams! And very best wishes from Richard Dalby''. Very uncommon UK hardcover. View more info

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Tales Of Witchcraft.

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: London.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 00688

ISBN: 1854790390

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Mostly reprints (including Saki, N. Dennett, A. M. Burrage, W. F. Harvey, Marjorie Bowen, Robert Bloch, Shamus Fraser, Stephen King, Nathaniel Hawthorne, E. F. Benson & Manly Wade Wellman), plus new stories by Ron Weighall and Jessica Amanda Salmonson, and a rare tale ''The Fenstanton Witch'' by M. R. James (recently discovered by Rosemary Pardoe). View more info

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Vampire Stories (inscribed to Hugh Lamb).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: London.: 1992.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13038

ISBN: 1860191576

Condition: Page edges browning, else a fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with one (3cm) closed tear.


Foreword by Peter Cushing. Mostly reprints from well-known authors such as Bram Stoker, M.R. James, D.H. Lawrence, Anne Rice, E. Nesbit, John Wyndham, and Robert Bloch, but includes four original stories by Ron Weighell, A. F. Kidd, Jessica Palmer and Ken Cowley, plus a David Rowlands story reprinted from Eye Hath Not Seen, a 1980 Haunted Library publication. PRESENTATION COPY FROM THE EDITOR TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB IN RED INK/''for Hugh, 18 bloodsucking tales ancient & modern (including a rare Nesbit) Richard Dalby 20/7/99''. With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (July 99) at the... View more info

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The Town Of A Magic Dream: Arthur Machen In Whitby (inscribed to Hugh Lamb).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £25.00

Publisher: Mark Valentine: Publisher.: 1987.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12976

Condition: Fine (unread) copy.


16 page booklet: edited with an introduction by Richard Dalby. Reprints three short pieces by Machen, plus a piece by Simon Clark on Machen. Note: Simon Clark is now a successful horror author (his first book published in 1990), and in 2003 wrote (co-written wth Tim Lebbon) a novella in homage to Machen (a principal character in the story) titled 'Exorcising The Angels'' published by Earthling Books. 200 copies printed. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED AT TIME OF PUBLICATION, FROM RICHARD DALBY TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''for Hugh Lamb, best wishes from Richard Dalby, May 198... View more info

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Chillers For Christmas (inscribed to Hugh Lamb).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: London.: 1989.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34498

ISBN: 0948397624

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


310 pages: part reprint, part original horror/supernatural anthology, with six new stories included. Uncommon UK hardcover. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND DATED AT TIME OF PUBLICATION TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''''for Hugh Lamb, connoisseur of antiquarian chills, alll the best from Richard Dalby 27-10-89'') With Hugh Lamb's signature on the same page. View more info

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Ghosts For Christmas (inscribed to Hugh Lamb).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £20.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: London.: 1988.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 34541

ISBN: 0948397187

Condition: Page edges browning, else a fine copy in a VG+ dustjacket with spine edge wear.


Reprint anthology: 340 pages, 29 stories. INSCRIBED BYTHE EDITOR TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''for Hugh all the very best from Richard''. With Hugh Lamb's signature underneath with the date date (Nov 91) in brackets. Also signed by Richard Dalby in full on the title page. View more info

Image for Shivers For Christmas (presentation copy to Hugh Lamb).

Shivers For Christmas (presentation copy to Hugh Lamb).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: London.: 1995.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 45531

ISBN: 1854799193

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Part reprint, part original anthology, with new stories by Roger Johnson, Stephen Gallagher, Richard Adams, Jill Trower and several others. Also included is ''Twenty Pence With Envelope And Seasonal Greeting'' by Terry Pratchett, which had previously only appeared in Time Out's Christmas edition (16th -30th December) 1987. PRESENTATION COPY SIGNED AND DATED AT TIME OF PUBLICATION ON THE FRONT FREE ENDPAPER TO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''for Hugh, a mixture of ancient and modern Christmas terrors - my sixth (and last?) Yuletide selection, best wishes and seasons greetings from Richard... View more info

Image for Tales Of Witchcraft (Hugh Lamb's copy).

Tales Of Witchcraft (Hugh Lamb's copy).

By: Dalby, Richard (ed.)

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Michael O'Mara: London.: 1991.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 45532

ISBN: 1854790390

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Mostly reprints (including Saki, N. Dennett, A. M. Burrage, W. F. Harvey, Marjorie Bowen, Robert Bloch, Shamus Fraser, Stephen King, Nathaniel Hawthorne, E. F. Benson & Manly Wade Wellman), plus new stories by Ron Weighall and Jessica Amanda Salmonson, and a rare tale ''The Fenstanton Witch'' by M. R. James (recently discovered by Rosemary Pardoe). Hugh Lamb's copy with his signature and date (1999) at the top corner of the front free endpaper. Laid in is a 2001 Christmas card to Hugh from Richard Dalby with a 50-word inscription (mostly about books and horror films). View more info

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Nightmare Jack And Other Stories: The Best Macabre Short Stories of John Metcalfe (presentation copy to Hugh Lamb).

By: Metcalfe, John (ed. Richard Dalby)

Price: £150.00

Publisher: Ash-Tree Press: Canada.: 1998.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 00972

ISBN: 1899562516

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Edited, with a 14-page introuction by Richard Dalby, plus afterword by Alexis Lykiard. 500 copies printed. PRESENTATION COPY, INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY DALBY AT TIME OF PUBLICATIONTO FELLOW UK HORROR EDITOR HUGH LAMB/''for Hugh Lamb, antiquarian scholar and great connoisseur of the Golden Age of Ghostly Horrors, very best wishes from Richard Dalby Christmas 1988''. With Hugh Lamb's signature and date (Nov 98) at the top of the same page. On the contents page Hugh has put a neat cross in pencil next to three of the titles and written ''x new'' above. View more info