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    Intoxication: An anthology of stimulant-based writing ed. Toni Davidson (Serpent’s Tail 1-85242-558-X, Apr ’98 [May ’98], £8.99, x+213pp, tp)
    Associational anthology of original mainstream and genre stories by Jeff Noon, Irvine Welsh, Marina Blake, and 12 others.



    Tales That Enthrall ed. Arnold Dawson (London: Grant Richard, 1930, 2/-, 256pp, hc)
    Anthology of 29 stories, mostly adventure or mystery but with a number of well known weird/horror stories.


    Killers ed. Peter Dawson (Bantam, 1955, pb) [Western]
    2nd ed. 1974 (Bama cover).
    • Gambler’s Luck · Bill Gulick · ss Dime Western Magazine Sep 1943
    • Gunman · L. L. Foreman · ss Zane Grey’s Western Magazine Sep 1950
    • Killer’s Canyon · Bennett Foster · ss The Saturday Evening Post Sep 29 1951
    • Marshal Blow-Hard · John Jo Carpenter · ss Western Story Magazine Jun 1953
    • The Heretic · Tom W. Blackburn · ss Zane Grey’s Western Magazine Mar 1949
    • Learn the Hard Way · Steve Frazee · ss Zane Grey’s Western Magazine Jul 1952
    • "Draw, Damn You!" · William Holder · ss Adventure Feb 1954
    • Killer’s Dark · Verne Athanas · ss Adventure Jan 1952
    • Into the Guns · Will C. Brown · ss Adventure Dec 1953
    • Three-Ten to Yuma · Elmore Leonard · ss Dime Western Magazine Mar 1953
    • Renegade · Thomas Thompson · ss Zane Grey’s Western Magazine Nov 1948


    Olden Tales ed. Bradford M. Day (Hillsville, VA: DayStar Press, 1996, $12.00, 337pp, 8½" x 11" tp)
    • 1 · Visions—A Phantasy · Ivan Turgenief · nv 1872
    • insert (1) · [Misc.] · ms; random sheet inserted between pp. 6 and 7 from “Record of Events” from the 1874 World Almanac, reduced two pages to one and printed at right angles to pages around it; not mentioned in Table of Contents.
    • 18 · Uncle Silas: A Tale of Bartram-Haugh · J. Sheridan Le Fanu · ex Tinsley 1864
    • 24 · Ambrosio, or The Monk · M. G. Lewis · ex 1795
    • 30 · Henry Fitzowen—A Gothic Tale · Nathan Drake · nv Literary Hours 1798
    • 44 · The Horned Women · Anon. · vi; from Celtic Fairy Tales, ed. Joseph Jacobs, 1892.
    • 45 · Guleesh · Joseph Jacobs, ed. · ss
    • 53 · The Field of Boliauns · Joseph Jacobs, ed. · ss
    • 55 · Morte d’Arthur · Sir Thomas Malory · ex 1469
    • 59 · Melmoth the Wanderer · Charles Maturin · ex Hurst, Robinson 1820
    • 65 · Hudden and Dudden and Donald O’Neary · Joseph Jacobs, ed. · ss
    • 68 · The Lad with the Goatskin · Joseph Jacobs, ed. · ss
    • 72 · The Shepherd of Myddvai · Joseph Jacobs, ed. · ss
    • 73 · The Sprightly Tailor · Joseph Jacobs, ed. · ss
    • 75 · A Legend of Knockmany · Joseph Jacobs, ed. · ss
    • 80 · The Story of Hercules and Cacus · Publius Vergilius Maro · ss; “published a while ago”
    • Chapter II: Prometheus and Pandora—Apollo and Daphne · [Misc.] · ms; ten unnumbered pages, printed at right angles to material around it, inserted between pp. 80 and 81, in middle of “Hercules” story, from some unnamed popular mythology book; this is photocopied two pages to one (side by side) and bottom of last page starts “Chapter III” but gets only a few lines in before being cut off, after which we’re back to page 81—the whole insert is not mentioned in the table of contents.
    • 81 · The Story of Rhampsinitus’ Treasure House · Herodotus · ss; “also published a while ago”
    • 83 · The Open Window · Saki · ss The Westminster Gazette Nov 18 1911
    • 85 · Tchériapin · Sax Rohmer · ss The Sovereign Magazine Apr 1920
    • 94 · The Monkey’s Paw · W. W. Jacobs · ss Harper’s Monthly Sep 1902
    • 101 · Old Norse Stories · Sarah Powers Bradish · gp 1900
    • Norse Words · [Misc.] · ms; six unnumbered pages, printed at right angles to material around it, inserted between pp. 166 and 167; this is photocopies two pages to one (side by side), and appears to be an appendix from the original Bradish book (?); it’s also not mentioned in Table of Contents.
    • 167 · The Diamond Lens · Fitz-James O’Brien · nv Atlantic Monthly Jan 1858
    • 181 · The Dancing Partner · Jerome K. Jerome · ss The Idler Mar 1893
    • 185 · Thrawn Janet · Robert Louis Stevenson · ss The Cornhill Magazine Oct 1881
    • 190 · The Avenging of Ann Leete · Marjorie Bowen · ss The New Magazine Dec 1923
    • insert (2) · [Misc.] · ms; four unnumbered pages of art, printed at right angles, two to one (side by side) and all that, between pp. 192 and 193; half are illos from Alice in Wonderland or Through the Looking Glass (not Tenniel; don’t recognize the artist), the rest are a mixture of prehistoric animals, ancient architecture, and miscellaneous; probably from a clipart book; not mentioned in Table of Contents.
    • 198 · August Heat · W. F. Harvey · ss Midnight House and Other Tales, J.M. Dent 1910
    • 202 · The Seventh Man · Arthur Quiller-Couch · ss Old Fires and Profitable Ghosts, Scribner’s 1900
    • 209 · The Last Generation · James Elroy Flecker · nv New Age Press 1908
    • insert (3) · [Misc.] · ms; four more pages of clipart—prehistoric animals, ancient architecture, misc., between pp. 210 and 211; again two to one at right angles; not in Contents.
    • 219 · Sawney Bean and His Family · Anon. · ar Historical and Traditional Tales Connected with the South of Scotland, John Nicholson 1843
    • 222 · The Squaw · Bram Stoker · ss Holly Leaves Dec 2 1893
    • 229 · The Selfish Giant · Oscar Wilde · ss The Happy Prince and Other Tales, London: David Nutt 1888
    • insert (4) · [Misc.] · ms; two more pages of art; religious scene engravings; between pp. 230 and 231; usual comments apply.
    • 232 · The Legend of Knockgrafton · T. Crofton Croker · ss Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland 1825
    • insert (5) · [Misc.] · ms; two more pages of art, all ancient scenes this time, between pp. 232 and 233; usual comments apply.
    • Myths of Greece and Rome: Chapter 1—The Beginning of All Things · [Misc.] · ms; fourteen pages, right angles, two to one, etc.; a note in margin says “These 24 pages are from the book Myths of Greece and Rome by H.A. Guerber, 1893”—there are actually 28 original pages, reduced to 14, pace note. These are between pp. 234 and 235; not listed in Contents.
    • 235 · The Soul Cages · T. Crofton Croker · ss Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland 1825
    • insert (6) · [Misc.] · ms; two more pages of art, all ancient scenes; between pp. 236 and 237; usual comments apply.
    • 242 · Flory Cantillon’s Funeral · T. Crofton Croker · ss
    • 244 · The Solitary Fairies: Lepracaun, Cluricaun, Far Darrig · W. B. Yeats · nf
    • 244 · The Lepracaun, or, Fairy Shoemaker · William Allingham · pm
    • 246 · Far Darrig in Donegal · Miss Letitia Maclintock · ss
    • 248 · A Tale of the Future · Bradford M. Day · ss 1954
    • 258 · The Black Lamb · Lady Wilde · nf Ancient Legends, Mystic Charms & Superstitions of Ireland, Lady Jane Wilde, Ward & Downey 1887
    • 259 · The Banshee · W. B. Yeats · nf
    • 259 · How Thomas Connolly Met the Banshee · J. Todhunter · ss
    • 261 · Simple Simon · A. E. Coppard · ss The Double Dealer Mar/Apr 1923
    • 265 · The End of a Show · Barry Pain · vi Stories in the Dark, Grant Richards 1901
    • 267 · The Cone · H. G. Wells · ss Unicorn Sep 18 1895
    • 275 · The Travels and Surprising Adventures of Baron Munchausen · Rudolph Erich Raspe · na 1785; revised and enlarged edition 1793.; there are pages of art inserted randomly within the text of Raspe; some from the book, some other ancient or miscellaneous subjects; usual applies but I’m not going to detail here.
    • 337 · Jabberwocky [from Through the Looking-Glass] · Lewis Carroll · pm MCM 1871



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