Classic Tales of Horror – Leather-Bound Classics

This Canterbury Classics Leather-bound book features chilling stories ranging from a cursed monkey paw, vampires, ghosts, to a beating heart without a body. Fifty-five works by horror legends Edgar Allen Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, and Bram Stoker, and others like Arthur Conan Doyle and Charles Dickens.


This collection features fifty-five frightful works of disturbing drama, gruesome gore, and psychological horror by authors such as Edgar Allen Poe, H. P. Lovecraft, Henry James, Washington Irving, and many others. In this Canterbury Classics Leather-bound book will find chilling stories about everything from a cursed monkey paw, to vampires, ghosts, and even a beating heart without a body.

This Leather-bound Classics series edition book, only recently put together by Canterbury Classics, has a beautiful leather-bound cover featuring a spooky graveyard complete with a spooky tree, bats, and holographic foil stamping. Inside the book there are fully colored end-papers, acid-free ivory paper with gold gilded edges, and a sewn-in satin ribbon bookmark.

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55 Short Stories Included

The Tell-Tale Heart, Edgar Allan Poe (1843)
Dracula’s Guest, Bram Stoker (1914)
The Devil and Tom Walker, Washington Irving (1824)
An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, Ambrose Bierce (1891)
Kerfol, Edith Wharton (1916)
The Elixir of Life, Honoré de Balzac (1830)
The Fall of the House of Usher, Edgar Allan Poe (1839)
The Case of Lady Sannox, Arthur Conan Doyle (1893)
Young Goodman Brown, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1835)
The Turn of the Screw, Henry James (1898)
The Willows, Algernon Blackwood (1907)
The Shunned House, H. P. Lovecraft (1924)
The Pit and the Pendulum, Edgar Allan Poe (1842)
The Vampyre, John William Polidori (1819)
One Summer Night, Ambrose Bierce (1893)
For the Blood Is the Life, F. Marion Crawford (1905)
Count Magnus, M. R. James (1904)
The Body-Snatcher, Robert Louis Stevenson (1881)
Sredni Vashtar, Saki (1911)
The Horla, Guy de Maupassant (1887)
The Raven, Edgar Allan Poe (1845)
The Man Who Found Out, Algernon Blackwood (1912)
La Grande Bretèche, Honoré de Balzac (1831)
The Terror of Blue John Gap, Arthur Conan Doyle (1910)
The Yellow Wallpaper, Charlotte Perkins Gilman (1892)
The Masque of the Red Death, Edgar Allan Poe (1845)
The Metamorphosis, Franz Kafka (1915)
The Outsider, H. P. Lovecraft (1926)
The Monkey’s Paw, W. W. Jacobs (1902)
Canon Alberic’s Scrap-book, M. R. James (1894)
Present at a Hanging, Ambrose Bierce (1888)
The Room in the Tower, E. F. Benson (1912)
The Trial for Murder, Charles Dickens (1865)
William Wilson, Edgar Allan Poe (1839)
Afterward, Edith Wharton (1910)
The Succubus, Honoré de Balzac (1833)
The Damned Thing, Ambrose Bierce (1894)
The Tree, H. P. Lovecraft (1921)
The Empty House, Algernon Blackwood (1906)
The Bottle Imp, Robert Louis Stevenson (1891)
The Screaming Skull, F. Marion Crawford (1908)
The Judge’s House, Bram Stoker (1891)
The Black Cat, Edgar Allan Poe (1843)
The Open Window, Saki (1914)
Rappaccini’s Daughter, Nathaniel Hawthorne (1844)
Sir Edmund Orme, Henry James (1891)
A Ghost, Guy de Maupassant (1883)
In the Penal Colony, Franz Kafka (1919)
The Signal-Man, Charles Dickens (1866)
Lost Hearts, M. R. James (1904)
An Inhabitant of Carcosa, Ambrose Bierce (1887)
The Damned, Algernon Blackwood (1914)
The Japanned Box, Arthur Conan Doyle (1899)
The Tomb, H. P. Lovecraft (1922)
The Cask of Amontillado, Edgar Allan Poe (1846)

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