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Publication: Modern Tales of Horror

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  • Publication: Modern Tales of HorrorPublication Record # 345584
  • Editor: Dashiell Hammett
  • Date: 1932-07-00
  • Publisher: Gollancz
  • Price:
    5/-?Prior to decimilisation (1968-1971), UK books were priced in shillings, or shillings and pence, where 20 shillings equals one pound and 12 old pence equals one shilling. Shillings were indicated with a variety of suffixes, e.g. 3s, 3', 3", 3/ all mean 3 shillings. Any number after that is additional pence, usually 6 (half a shilling) but sometimes 3 or 9 (a quarter of a shilling or three-quarters of a shilling).
  • Pages: 448
  • Format:
    hc?Hardcover. Used for all hardbacks of any size.
  • Webpages:
  • Notes:
    • UK edition, 1st ed. this title This contains 18 of 21 stories in the 1931 US collection Creeps by Night. "First published July 1932; second impression July 1932."
    • OCLC 1869346 reports the second impression [same month] and provides a list of Contents 18 story titles and authors in the sequence below.
    • Contents' page numbers from copy.
  • External IDs:
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Anthology Title: Modern Tales of Horror • anthology by Dashiell Hammett (variant of Creeps by Night: Chills and Thrills 1931)

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