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Stories from the Pulps Volume 1


Selected and Introduced by John Pelan


Dancing Tuatara Press #28


 John Pelan knows his horror pulps and personally selects and introduces all of the Dancing Tuatara books from Ramble House. Here, in this first volume of various authors, he provides you with samples of the finest writing of the pulp era. Whether you're looking for pure horror or the most outrageous weird menace, let John show you the way with these 12 representative tales:


A Kiss for the Blood Lady by Ralston Shields—Terror Tales January/February 1939

When Satan Walks by Chandler Whipple & Henry Treat Sperry—Terror Tales December 1935

Music for the Lusting Dead by Norvell Page—Dime Mystery Magazine July 1936

Hostage to Pain by Mindret Lord—Dime Mystery Magazine January 1935

House of the Mummy Men by Edith & Ejler Jacobson—Terror Tales March/April 1939

Passion Flower by Wyatt Blassingame—Terror Tales September/October 1936

Merry Christmas from the Dead by Francis James—Dime Mystery Magazine December 1937

House of the Restless Dead Dead by Hugh B. Cave—Dime Mystery Magazine May 1935

Girls for the Spider Men by Arthur Leo Zagat—Terror Tales September/October 1938

Parade of the Tiny Killers by Nat Schachner—Terror Tales January/February 1939

Priestess of Shame by Arthur J. Burks—Dime Mystery Magazine July 1935


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  $35  Hardcover with Dustjacket  6" x 9"
  $45 Hardcover with bookplate and dustjacket, signed by John Pelan

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