New York: The Viking Press, 1941. First printing. Hardcover. Octavo. [vi], 327 pages. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Some shallow edge chipping along head and heel of jacket spine, along with slight browning to jacket spine and a few other rubs and short, closed edge tears.
A collection of short stories by a master of the weird tale, John Collier. Here are two dozen "astonishing and memorable accounts of the ways in which the normal individual may run afoul of the bizarre, the occult, and the openly fiendish."
John Collier was an English writer who spent much time in Hollywood writing for film and television. His stories are broadly fantasies but are really of their own kind. Some of them were written for or adapted as episodes of Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Twilight Zone.