NOT FOR THE SQUEAMISH, by D. Scott Moncrieff - 1948


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Not For The Squeamish

by D. Scott Moncrieff

Nine thrilling horror stories which have been deemed by many critics "the most horrifying book ever written".

London: Background Books Ltd, 1948.

Softback is overall in GOOD+ condition.

  • Ex-libris with bookplate on front ffep.
  • Color illustrated covers show some creasing and open tears mostly on edges.
  • Wraps show some bumping, creasing and rubbing.
  • Corners are mildly to moderately bumped.
  • Spine has black text and is lightly toned and stained with slightly rubbed ends, with some creasing.
  • Tail of spine has been held together with transparent tape. (See photos)
  • Binding is tight with visible staples at front hinge.
  • Inside of covers show some light signs of wear including very scarce staining and creasing of edges, and are illustrated with book previews.
  • Pastedowns and feps have some light age toning and wear and very scarce staining with ex-libris tab on front ffep.
  • Interior is gently age toned with few other signs of aging.
  • Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
  • Text block edges display some very light age toning and foxing and are free of writing or intentional marks.
  • Book may exhibit additional minor signs of age or wear.
  • SC20170601

108 pages. 4.75 x 7.25 inches.

This superbly written volume gathers tales of "cannibalism, vampires, a leper island, a man buried alive by robots, and a twentieth century auto da fe." The assembled short stories are sure to delight all fans of horror and spine chills. Includes a preview for "Death Gets a Place", a novel from the author of "Death in the Silver Ring" and with the same heroes.

Provenance: Ex-libris.

AS IS! Please see photos. More photos available upon request.

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Subject: Literature & Fiction
Topic: Horror
Original/Facsimile: Original
Binding: Softcover Wraps
Publisher: Background Books LTD.
Place of Publication: London
Year Printed: 19480000
Author: D. Scott Moncrieff
Region: North America
Language: English
Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
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