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Pan Horror & Co. 1950-69

Posted by demonik on April 20, 2009

Pan Horror, Supernatural & Black Magic in the Fifties & Sixties

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Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – Told In The Dark (1950)
Mrs Belloc Lowdnes – The Lodger (1950)
Anon (ed.) – Tales of the Supernatural (1951)
E. T. A. Hoffman – Eight Tales (1952)
M. R. James – Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary (1953)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – A Book Of Strange Stories (1954)
Walter De La Mare – The Return (1954)
M. R. James – More Ghost Stories Of An Antiquary (1955)
Cynthia Asquith (ed.) – Second Ghost Book (1956)
Cynthia Asquith (ed.) – Third Ghost Book (1957)
Jens Bjerre – The Last Cannibals (1958) *non-fiction*
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1959)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 2nd Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1960)
Corbett Thigpen & Hervey Cleckley – The Three Faces Of Eve (1960)
Alfred Hitchcock – Stories They Wouldn’t Let Me Do On TV (1961)
Garry Hogg – Cannibalism And Human Sacrifice (1961, 1962, 1973) *non-fiction*
Edgar Allan Poe – Tales of Mystery and Imagination (1961, 1968)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 3rd Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1962)
Colin Wilson – Ritual In The Dark (1962)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 4th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1963)
John Burke – The Man Who Finally Died (1963)
Algernon Blackwood – The Dance Of Death (1963, 1973)
Alfred Hitchcock – My Favourites In Suspense Pt. 1 (1963)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 5th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1964)
Alfred Hitchcock – Stories For Late At Night Pt. 1 (1964)
Anthony Burgess – A Clockwork Orange (1964)
Douglas Hunt – Exploring The Occult (1964) *non-fiction*
Ray Russell – The Case Against Satan (1965)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 6th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1965)
Alfred Hitchcock – Stories For Late At Night Pt. 2 (1965)
John Burke – Dr. Terror’s House Of Horror (1965)
Eric Maple – The Dark World Of Witches (1965) *non-fiction*
Ornella Volta (ed.) – Roger Vadim Presents The Vampire (1965, 1971, 1972)
Phyllis Brett Young – Undine (1965)
Kurt Singer (ed.) – The World’s Greatest Stories of the Occult (1965) *non-fiction*
Alfred Hitchcock – My Favourites In Suspense Pt. 2 (1965)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 7th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1966)
Alfred Hitchcock (ed.) – Stories My Mother Never Told Me Part 1 (1966)
John Burke – Hammer Horror Film Omnibus Vol 1 (1966)
John Burke (ed.) – Tales Of Unease (1966)
Peter Curtis – The Witches (1966)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 8th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1967)
John Burke – Hammer Horror Film Omnibus Vol 2 (1967)
Eric Maple – The Realm Of Ghosts (1967) *non-fiction*
Richard Cavendish – The Black Arts (1967, 1969) *non-fiction*
Alfred Hitchcock (ed.) – Stories My Mother Never Told Me Part 2 (1967)
Thomas Love Peacock Nightmare Abbey & Crotchet Castle (1967)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 9th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1968)
Ronald Bassett – Witchfinder General (1968)
Russell Braddon – Committal Chamber (1968)
James Turner (ed.) – The Fourth Ghost Book (1968)
Alfred Hitchcock – Stories Not For The Nervous Pt. 1 (1968)
Jane Austen – Northanger Abbey (1968)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 10th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1969)
John Burke (ed.) – More Tales Of Unease (1969)
Alfred Hitchcock – Stories Not For The Nervous Pt. 2 (1969)

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Pan Horror & Co. 1970-1989

Posted by demonik on April 20, 2009

Pan Horror, Supernatural & Black Magic in the Seventies and Eighties

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Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 11th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1970)
Alfred Hitchcock – Stories That Scared Even Me Pt. 1 (1970)
Cynthia Asquith – The Ghost Book (1970)
June Johns – King of the Witches: The World of Alex Sanders (1971)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 12th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1971)
W. H. Cozens (ed.) – The Pan Book Of Revenge Stories (1971)
James Dickey – Deliverance (1971)
Alfred Hitchcock – Stories That Scared Even Me Pt. 2 (1971)
Rosemary Timperley (ed) – The Fifth Ghost Book (1971)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 13th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1972)
Rosemary Timperley (ed) – The Sixth Ghost Book: Book One (1972)
Rosemary Timperley (ed) – The Sixth Ghost Book: Book Two (1972)
Peter Haining (ed.) – The Witchcraft Reader (1972)
Gordon Honeycombe – Neither Sea Nor Sand (1972)
Arnold Kellett (ed) – Guy de Maupassant: Tales Of Supernatural Terror (1972)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 14th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1973)
David Case – … And Now The Screaming Starts (1973)
James Dickie (ed.) – The Undead (1973)
Michael Hastings – The Nightcomers (1973)
Rosemary Timperley (ed) – The Seventh Ghost Book (1973)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 15th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1974)
Rosemary Timperley (ed) – The Eighth Ghost Book (1974)
Peter Haining (ed.) – Detours Into The Macabre (1974)
Ira Levin – Rosemary’s Baby (1974)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 16th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1975)
Peter Haining (ed.) – The Magicians (1975)
Gabriel Ronay – The Dracula Myth (1975)
Rosemary Timperley (ed) – The Ninth Ghost Book (1975)
Peter Benchley – Jaws (1975)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 17th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1976)
Aidan Chambers (ed.) – The Bumper Book of Ghost Stories (Pan Books, 1976) (Omnibus of The Tenth Ghost Book & The Eleventh Ghost Book)
Peter Haining (ed.) – The Nightmare Reader Vol 1 (1976)
Peter Haining (ed.) – The Nightmare Reader Vol 2 (1976)
John Burke (ed.) – New Tales Of Unease (1976)
Elizabeth Byrd – Rest Without Peace (1976)
Arnold Kellett (ed) – Guy de Maupassant: The Diary Of A Madman (1976)
Arthur Herzog – The Swarm (1976)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 18th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1977)
Frank De Felitta – Audrey Rose (1977)
William Goldman – Magic (1977)
Richard Chopping – The Fly (1977)
Ted Willis – Man-Eater (1977)
Berton Roueche – The Cats (1977)
Daphne du Maurier – The Birds & Other Stories (1977)
Alan Scholefield, – Venom (1977)
Bari Wood – The Killing Gift (1977)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 19th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1978)
Robin Hardy & Anthony Shaffer – The Wicker Man (1978)
Richard Doyle – Deluge (1978)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – Tales Of Terror And Mystery (1978)
Robin Cook – Coma (1978)
Hank Searls – Jaws 2 (1978)
Jay Anson – The Amityville Horror (1978)
Polly Parkin & James Hale (eds.) – The Second Bumper Book of Ghost Stories (Pan Book, 1978)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 20th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1979)
Frank De Felitta – The Entity (1979)

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Ramsey Campbell (ed) – New Terrors 1 (1980)
Ramsey Campbell (ed) – New Terrors 2 (1980)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 21st Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1980)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 22nd Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1981)
David Morrell – The Totem (1981)
Ainslie Skinner – Mind’s Eye (1981)
David Shobin – The Unborn (1981)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 23rd Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1982)
Thomas Tessier – The Nightwalker (1982)
Thomas Tessier – Phantom (1982)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 24th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1983)
David Shobin – The Seeding (1983)
Herbert Van Thal (ed.) – 25th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1984)
Robert McCammon – Mystery Walk (1984)
Julian May – The Adversary (1984)
Ramsey Campbell (ed.) – Omnibus of New Terrors (1985)
Clarence Paget (ed.) – 26th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1985)
Patricia Roberts – Tender Prey (1985)
Clarence Paget (ed.) – 27th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1986)
Robert McCammon – Usher’s Passing (1986)
T. E. D. Klein – The Ceremonies (1986)
Robin Cook – Mindbend (1986)
Clarence Paget (ed.) – 28th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1987)
T. E. D. Klein – Dark Gods (1987)
Clarence Paget (ed.) – 29th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1988)
Rex Miller – Slob (1988)
Robin Cook – Mortal Fear (1988)
Robin Cook – Outbreak (1988)
Clarence Paget (ed.) – 30th Pan Book Of Horror Stories (1989)

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James Turner – The Fourth Ghost Book

Posted by demonik on May 31, 2008

James Turner – The Fourth Ghost Book (Pan Books, 1968)

Book Cover

Robert Aickman – Just a Song at Twilight
Rosemary Timperley – The Private Torture Chamber
Ronald Blythe – A Bit Simple
Denys Val Baker – The Face in the Mirror
Peter Ford – The Home Stretch
D.G. Compton – Sarah
Ronald Duncan – Consanguinity
Evelyn Fabyan – The Lorraine Cross
Kate Barlay – The Expert
Charles Causley – A Local Haunting (verse)
Alain Danielou – The Game of Dice
Fielden Hughes – ‘Dear Ghost…’
Edward Hyams – Exorcizing Baldassare
Christine Brooke-Rose – On Terms
Paul Tabori – Fear
John Pudney – Ivory Joe
Anthony Rye – Hapladies
William Sansom – A Saving Grace
Jean Stubbs – The Unquiet Spirit
R.W. Thompson – The house by the Water
James Turner – The Guardian
Fred Urquhart – Water Water Wallflower
Rosalind Wade – Averil at Endercombe

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Polly Parkin & James Hale – 2nd Bumper Ghost Book

Posted by demonik on May 31, 2008

Polly Parkin & James Hale (eds.) – The Second Bumper Book of Ghost Stories (Pan Book, 1978)

2nd Bumper Ghost

The final two Ghost Books (the Twelfth and, appropriately, Thirteenth) were edited by Polly Parkin and James Hale, respectively. Again, Pan issued an omnibus volume:

William Sansom – Preview
Gilbert Phelps – Call a Spade a Spade
Sylvia Sherry – Footsteps
Lance Salway – Undesirable Residence
Albert Rowe – The Question
Rosemary Timperley – Out of Sight, Out of Life
R. Chetwynd-Hayes – Calvunder
Giles Gordon – In Spite of Himself
Dorothy K. Haynes – Matthew Lurk, Tractorman
James Parkhill-Rathbone – A Shade Byronic
Margaret Potter – The Boy on the Bus
Steve Wilson – Ghosts There Must Be With Me in This Old House
Dulan Barber – Cuckoo
Kenneth Harker – Sport of the Oak
Donald E. Westlake – In at the Death
Eva Hanagan – The Uninvited
Peter Tinniswood – The Top Coat
Maria de Selby – Robe’s Mother
H.R.F. Keating – Mr Saul
R.B. Hart – Moving On
Giles Gordon – Horses of Venice
Fay Weldon – Angel, All Innocence
Graham Lord – The Poltergeist
Tom Caslon – Gravedigger

Thanks to Alan Frackelton for providing the contents, note and cover scan!

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