WorldCat Identities

Dalby, Richard

Overview
Works: 135 works in 328 publications in 4 languages and 7,914 library holdings
Genres: Short stories  Fiction  Christmas stories  Biography  Horror tales  Occult fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Correspondent, Recipient
Classifications: PR1309.G5, 823.0872
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Richard Dalby
The Virago book of ghost stories by Richard (EDT) Dalby( Book )

40 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 934 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gathers ghost stories by Edith Wharton, Etten Glasgow, Norah Lofts, Fay Weldon, and Mary Webb
The golden age of children's book illustrations by Richard Dalby( Book )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 554 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 499 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
Victorian ghost stories( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of twenty-one ghost stories by outstanding 19th and early 20th century women writers
The best ghost stories of H. Russell Wakefield by Herbert Russell Wakefield( Book )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Red Lodge.--"He cometh and he passeth by."--Professor Pownall's oversight.--The seventeenth hole at Duncaster.--"Look up there."--Blind man's buff.--Day-dream in Macedon.--Damp sheets.--A black solitude.--The triumph of death.--A kink in space-time.--The Gorge of the Churels.--"Immortal bird."--Death of a bumble-bee
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 367 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 )

6 editions published between 1991 and 1996 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mystery for Christmas( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 303 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
Best ghost and horror stories by Bram Stoker( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghosts for Christmas by Richard Dalby( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mammoth book of ghost stories 2( Book )

5 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Virago book of Victorian ghost stories( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and Czech and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vampire stories( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and Finnish and held by 224 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 )

10 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in English and Finnish and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shivers for Christmas( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mammoth book of ghost stories( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 159 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 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classics selected and introduced
12 gothic tales( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

9 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vintage vampire stories( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 68 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 (156)

Czech (2)

Finnish (2)

Spanish (1)

Covers
The golden age of children's book illustrationsCrime for ChristmasThe Collected ghost stories of E.F. BensonModern ghost storiesMystery for ChristmasBest ghost and horror storiesThe Virago book of Victorian ghost storiesVampire stories