Literary marvels and wonders await you in Classic Fantasy Stories, an anthology of the best short fantasy fiction published in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. The book’s thirty selections run the gamut from the humorous fantasy of Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Devil in the Belfry” and Lord Dunsany’s “The Hoard of the Gibbelins” to the fantastical reveries of H. P. Lovecraft’s “The Strange High House in the Mist” and Arthur Machen’s “A Fragment of Life” and the folklore fantasy of J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s “The Child That Went with the Fairies” and Johann Ludwig Tieck’s “The Elves.” This volume also includes the complete short novels The Story of the Glittering Plain by William Morris, The Mahatma and the Hare by H. Rider Haggard, and Claimed by Francis Stevens. Classic Fantasy Stories is one of Barnes & Noble’s Collectible Editions classics. Each volume features authoritative texts by the world's greatest authors in an exquisitely designed bonded-leather binding, with distinctive gilt edging and a ribbon bookmark. Decorative, durable, and collectible, these books offer hours of pleasure to readers young and old and are an indispensable cornerstone for every home library.