Tales of the SupernaturalJames Platt (Ghost Story Press, 1994, £25.00, vii+147pp, hc, cover by Austin Osman Spare) Reprint (Simpkin & Marshall 1894) collection of six ghost stories, illustrated by Jim Cawthorn. Limited to 250 numbered copies. [Not seen]
Campfire Thrillers: The Short and Scary Ones ed. Rebecca K. Rizzo (The Old Saybrook, CT: Globe Pequot Press, Inc. 1-56440-371-8, 1994, pb)
1 · Hold Him, Tabb! · ss *; African-American ghost story from Virginia originally published in the Southern Workman and Hampton School Record v.26 #6, June 1897.
5 · The Witches Eyes · ss *; folktale from the southwestern U.S. and Mexico.
11 · The Duppy · ss *; Carribbean folklore.
16 · Two Snakes · ss *; retord from Two Snakes in 100 Chinese Myths and Fantasies by Ding Wangdao, Beijing: Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press, n.d.
22 · The Draug · ss *; retold from various accounts in Phantoms and Fairies from Norwegian Folklore by Tor Age Bringsvaerd, Oslo: Johan Grundt Tanum Forlag, n.d.
27 · The Vampire Cat · ss *; retold from an account in Tales of Old Japan by A.B. Mitford, London 1871.
33 · Windigo Island · ss *; retold from the poem The Wendigo by William Henry Drummond.
40 · The Haunted Inn · ss *; classical Chinese tale.
45 · The Rolling Head · ss *; American Indian legend.
51 · The Croglin Grange Vampire · ss *; from an account in In My Solitary Life by Augustus Hare, London: Allen 1896-1901.
57 · The Yara · ss *; adapted from The Yara by Brazilian journalist and historian Affonso Arinhos de Melo Franco.
61 · Me, Myself · ss *; adapted from Popular Tales of the West Highlands, Orally Collected: New Edition by J.F. Campbell, London: Alexander Gardner Publisher 1890.
68 · Island of Fear · ss *; retold from The Island of the Cannibal in Seneca Myths & Folk Tales by Arthur C. Parker, Buffalo, NY: Buffalo Historical Society 1923.
75 · Three Who Sought Death · ss *; adapted from The Pardoners Tale in The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.
78 · Sister Death and the Healer · ss *; Hispanic tale from the Mexican-American border.
83 · The Mouse Tower · ss *; adapted from accounts in Curious Myths of the Middle Ages by Sabine Baring-Gould, London: Rivingtons 1866.
88 · The Devil and Tom Walker · ss *; retold from the story in Tales of a Traveller by Washington Irving, New York 1825.
93 · The Greedy Daughter · ss *; adapted from the story in The Folk-Lore of Rome by R.H. Busk.
97 · The Pirate · ss *; adapted from the poem The Buccaneer by Richard H. Dana.
103 · The Golden Arm · ss *; adapted and expanded from English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs, London 1890.
109 · The Serpent Woman · ss *; condensed and rewritten from the story in Spanish Legendary Tales by Mrs. Middlemore.
115 · Loft the Enchanter · ss *; adapted from accounts in Ghosts, Witchcraft and the Other World: Icelandic Folktales I translated by Alan Boucher, Reykjavik, Iceland: Iceland Review Library 1977.
121 · The Accursed House · ss *; adapted and expanded from an account in Myths & Legends of Our Own Land: Volume II by Charles M. Skinner, Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott 1896.
127 · Escape Up the Tree · ss *; Nigerian version of an African folktale.
130 · The Headrest · ss *; retold from Papuan Fairy Tales by Annie Ker, c. 1912.
134 · The Thing in the Woods · ss *; adapted from an account in Gumbo Ya-Ya: A Collection of Louisiana Folk Tales by Lyle Saxon, Robert Tallant, and Edward Dryer, Louisiana Writers Project Publications 1945.
139 · King of the Cats · ss *; adapted from More English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs, London 1894.
143 · The Dead Mother · ss *; retold from Russian Folk Tales by William R. Shedden-Ralston, London 1973.
148 · Knock... Knock... Knock · ss *; retold from The Vanishing Hitchhiker: American Urban Legends & Their Meaning by Jan Harold Brunvand, New York: W.W. Norton & Co. 1981.
153 · Twice Surprised · ss *; retold from the version in Ancient Tales in Modern Japan: An Antholohy of Japanese Folk Tales by Fanny Hagin Mayer, Bloomington: Indiana University Press 1984.