This volume is a cornucopia of thrills and chills, featuring 25 tales of the uncanny and macabre regarded to be among the finest weird tales in the English language. Its stellar line-up of authors includes Edgar Allan Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, Arthur Machen, Robert Louis Stevenson, Henry James, Edith Wharton, A. Merritt, Mary Elizabeth Braddon and Henry S. Whitehead. In addition to distinguished works by these authors, the book features three complete short novels: A Phantom Lover by Vernon Lee, Serapion by Francis Stevens and The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson. Part of Barnes & Noble's 'Leatherbound Classic Collection' (or 'Collectible Editions'), this book features exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable and collectible, the series offers hours of pleasure to readers young and old and each book is indispensable for the home library.