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Dalby, Richard

Overview
Works: 136 works in 377 publications in 2 languages and 7,582 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Fiction  Christmas stories  Biography  Horror tales  Ghost stories  Short stories, English  Juvenile works  Horror fiction  Paranormal fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Recipient
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Dalby
The Virago book of ghost stories by Richard Dalby( Book )

52 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 870 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers ghost stories by Edith Wharton, Etten Glasgow, Norah Lofts, Fay Weldon, and Mary Webb
Victorian ghost stories by Richard Dalby( Book )

25 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 815 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-one ghost stories by outstanding 19th and early 20th century women writers
The golden age of children's book illustration by Richard Dalby( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Victorians : George Cruikshank -- Richard Doyle -- John Tenniel -- The Dalziel Brothers -- Arthur Hughes -- Edward Lear -- Eleanor Vere Boyle -- Walter Crane -- Kate Greenaway -- Randolph Caldecott -- Gordon Browne. / Howard Pyle and his disciples : Howard Pyle -- Jessie Willcox Smith -- Ethel Franklin Betts -- Maxfield Parrish -- N.C. Wyeth. / The golden years : Henry J. Ford -- J.D. Batten -- Louis Rhead -- Helen Stratton -- H.R. Millar -- F.D. Bedford -- C.E. Brock -- H.M. Brock -- T.H. Robinson -- Charles Robinson -- W. Heath Robinson -- Arthur Rackham -- Edmund Dulac -- Willy Pogany -- Kay Nielsen -- Warwick Goble -- Réne Bull -- Edward J. Detmold -- Harry Clarke -- William M. Timlin -- Frank C. Papé -- Monro S. Orr -- Lawson Wood -- Charles Folkard -- Ida Rentoul Outhwaite -- J.R. Monsell -- John Hassall -- Cecil Aldin -- Louis Wain -- L. Leslie Brooke -- Beatrix Potter -- Millicent Sowerby -- Anne Anderson -- Mabel Lucie Attwell -- Margaret Tarrant -- Honor C. Appleton -- Lilian A. Govey -- Cicely Mary Barker -- H. Willebeek Le Mair -- E.H. Shepard
Crime for Christmas( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though Christmas is a time of peace and joy, there can be a dark side to holiday cheer -- murder and mayhem may lurk within the merriment. This tempting collection serves up Christmas crime stories from some of the best mystery writers of the past 150 years: Agatha Christie, Ellis Peters, Arthur Conan Doyle, H.C. Bailey, and Thomas Hardy
The best ghost stories of H. Russell Wakefield by Herbert Russell Wakefield( Book )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Collected ghost stories of E.F. Benson by E. F Benson( Book )

11 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United by a perfect chilling atmosphere and graceful literary style, these ghostly stories range from the horror of vampires, homicidal ghosts and monstrous spectral worms and slugs (appearing in the classic "Negotium Perambulans" and "And No Bird Sings") to the satire of humorous tales that poke fun at charlatan mediums and fake seances ("Spinach" and "Mr Tilly's Seance"). This new edition brings together E.F. Benson's greatest stories, making this the one book that no fan of Benson's or of things spectral can afford to miss
Modern ghost stories( Book )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best ghost and horror stories by Bram Stoker( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Superb selection of 14 spine-tingling stories by author of Dracula. "The Squaw," "The Burial of the Rats," "The Crystal Cup," "The Chain of Destiny," "The Castle of the King," "The Dualists" (probably Stoker's most horrifying story), "A Dream of Red Hands" and 7 more. Called by Stephen King "absolutely champion short stories." Introduction by Richard Dalby
Mystery for Christmas( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty-three stories on murder, mystery and the supernatural, against a backdrop of the season of peace and goodwill. They are written by authors, both ancient and modern. By the editor of Ghosts for Christmas
Ghosts for Christmas by Richard Dalby( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mammoth book of ghost stories 2( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vampire stories( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Finnish and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are 18 bonechilling tales of these bloodsucking creatures of the night, written by some of the most distinguished writers of the genre. Premier writers including Anne Rice and Bram Stroker, represent some of the finest horror writing spanning the past two centuries. Here are gothic melodramas set in Russia and Germany, as well as more modern twists on the vampire legend that take place in contemporary England and the United States
Tales of witchcraft by Richard Dalby( Book )

11 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and Finnish and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shivers for Christmas by Richard Dalby( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mammoth book of ghost stories( Book )

3 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of fifty-four ghost stories
Dracula's brood : neglected vampire classics by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Algernon Blackwood, M.R. James and others( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classics selected and introduced
The dervish of Windsor Castle : the life of Arminius Vambery by Lory Alder( Book )

9 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12 gothic tales( Book )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phantastic book of ghost stories by Richard Dalby( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of tales of the supernatural by many distinguised authors
Vintage vampire stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of macabre tales originally published from 1679 to 1909
 
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Alternative Names
Dalby, R.

Richard Dalby British book editor

ダルビー, リチャード

Languages
English (187)

Finnish (2)

Covers
Victorian ghost storiesThe golden age of children's book illustrationCrime for ChristmasThe Collected ghost stories of E.F. BensonModern ghost storiesBest ghost and horror storiesMystery for ChristmasVampire stories