First edition, first printing published in 1933 by Hutchinson.
Condition: Fair, 287pp + 55pp Hutchinson Catalogue dated Autumn 1933 + six page suplementary catalogue. Publisher's original pink cloth with black stamped titles to the spine. A worn and tired copy of a very rare title. Bumps to the corners and two small holes in the cloth to the spine. Boards are age soiled, spine has dulled/darkened. The original dust-jacket flaps have been pasted to the front and rear pd's. There are a couple of newsagent stamps to the book 'Collier of St Helens'. Pages are tightly bound with light foxing and handling marks throughout. An extremely scarce volume of supernatural short stories.
*Contains four excellent supernatural stories, THE THING IN THE UPPER ROOM, about a troubled artist living in Paris who is haunted by an evil enitity which infects him to commit unimaginable murders. The ghost story THE FOUR WANT WAY and the truly weird sci-fi horror MYXOMYCETES.