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Wormwood, Issue 22, Edited by Mark Valentine, 6th May 2014. 92 pages. £9.99. 500 copies. Paperback journal printed on cream bookwove paper, and bound by TJ International.
Contains: 'In Memoriam: Four Friends of Wormwood' by Mark Valentine, 'Bittersweet Mysteries: The Supernatural Tales of A.C. Benson' by Tim Foley, 'Henry C. Mercer' by Peter Bell, 'M.R. James and the Antiquarian Origins of "Canon Alberic's Scrapbook" ' by Emily Foster, 'George Gissing: Classicist Manque, Harlot Lover, Visionary Pauper' by Adam Daly, 'Beauty and Tragedy: On the Poetry of James Elroy Flecker' by Phillip A. Ellis, 'Under Review' by Reggie Oliver, 'Late Reviews' by Douglas A. Anderson, 'Camera Obscura' by John Howard
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MERCY, by Rebecca Lloyd, 31st March 2014. 220 pages. £35.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in yellowwibalin cloth stamped in blue, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-61-5.
Contains: 'Mercy', 'The Careless Hour', 'The Stone', 'Salsa', 'The Meat Freezer', 'Dust', 'What Comes?', 'Momentum', 'Lucky Cat', 'The Bath', 'The Gathering', 'Gone to the Deep', 'Maynard's Mountain', 'The Lover', 'All That Follows', 'The Reunion'.
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RUPETTA,  by N.A. Sulway. 20th March 2014. 352 pages. £14.96. Paperback reprint printed and bound by Antony Rowe. ISBN 978-1-905784-66-0.
Rupetta is the winner of the 2013 James Tiptree, Jr. Award
Rupetta is the winner of the 2014 Norma K. Hemming Award
Rupetta is shortlisted for the 2014 Aurealis Awards
Rupetta was runner-up (shortlisted) in the 2014 Crawford Memorial Award
Reviews
"...what impressed me the most about this book was Sulway’s exquisite writing, giving us a text in which every single word appears to have been chosen with care, so that their combination renders what the author wishes to convey with both precision and beauty. There’s a rare pleasure to be had from watching the sentences unfurl on the page, luxuriating in the sensations they evoke in the mind, sights and sounds, smells and feelings. ... "I regard Rupetta as one of the best books I read in 2013." Peter Tennant, Case Notes, Black Static
"A stunning masterpiece of modern fiction, Rupetta pulls the reader into Sulway’s world, and emotionally engages them in her life and struggles." Matthew Johns, The British Fantasy Society
"The real treat here is the seamless flow of prose that makes the reading experience utterly unique." - Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column
'Novel of the Week' in The Tablet
"Rupetta is a rich, complex work wrapped in an engaging style. It is not a book that can be pigeonholed. It has elements of fantasy, romance and even gothic horror in the mould of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. At the same time, it contains lengthy discussions on questions such as the meaning of knowledge. It is unlike any other book that you will read this year. If nothing else, it deserves a wide readership for the author's bold ambition and striking feat of imagination." - The Australian
"Sulway uses rich and evocative prose to pull the reader irresistibly into her tale's vividly rendered alternate Europe and its centuries of human power struggles. Her profound reflections on human frailty and the price for everlasting life seem as much a bonus as an integral part of its telling." Publishers Weekly
"...And there are wondrous, moving passages full of lyricism, elegy, wonder and suggestive speculation.  Cherish them as you puzzle out Rupetta’s world and its underlying culture and history.  This is a strangely enchanting, wholly convincing novel." Jildy Sauce
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THE MASTER OF THE HOUSE ,  by John Gaskin, 3rd March 2014. 198+vi pages. £35.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in red wibalin cloth stamped in gilt, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 360 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-62-2.
Contains: 'Foreword', ‘The Memento Mori’, ‘Wolvershiel’, ‘Addendum to a Confession’, ‘Wings’, ‘The Pit’, ‘Empty Places’, ‘Party Talk’, ‘The Double Crossing’, ‘Night Music’, ‘The Master of the House’, ‘The New Inn Hall Inheritance’, ‘Where Shadows Lead’ .
Reviews:
 "A splendid collection of stories to be savored slowly but deeply, just like a glass of vintage wine." Mario Guslandi, SFRevu
 "Here crouch 12 superb tales of the unknown and the numinous, each one as finely crafted as could be wished, ready to pounce upon the unsuspecting reader's imagination." - M.R. Cosby's Blog
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THE FLOWERS OF THE SEA , by Reggie Oliver, 17th February 2014. 388 + x pages. £37.50. Paperback reprint, printed and bound by Antony Rowe. ISBN 978-1-905784-63-9. Contains:‘Introduction’ by Michael Dirda, ‘A Child’s Problem’, ‘Striding Edge’, ‘Hand to Mouth’, ‘Singing Blood’, ‘Flowers of the Sea’, ‘Lord of the Fleas’, ‘Didman’s Corner’, ‘The Posthumous Messiah’, ‘Charm’, ‘Between Four Yews’, ‘The Spooks of Shellborough’, ‘Süssmayr’s Requiem’, ‘Come Into My Parlour’, ‘Lightning’, ‘Waving to the Boats’, ‘Author’s Note’.
Reviews:
"Oliver's skill at wringing horror from both likely and unlikely materials makes this a book bursting with well-wrought surprises." Publishers Weekly
"When reviewing one of his collections, I'm often running out of adjectives to properly describe how excellent are most of the tales included therein. The current volume, assembling thirteen stories and two novellas, is no exception." Mario Guslandi, SF Site
"Oliver's latest includes all the treats you want; novellas, illustrations by the author, short stories, the strange, characters that are impeccably created, great book production values; this is what reading is all about. If you've ever wondered why I seem so enthusiastic about Tartarus and Oliver, this collection can act as the perfect example." Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column
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STRANGE TALES VOLUME IV , edited by Rosalie Parker, 20th January 2014. 252 pages. £35.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in black wibalin cloth stamped in silver, blue and red, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-60-8.
Contains: Frontispiece by Stephen J. Clark, 'By Leaf and Thorn' by Christopher Harman, 'The Secret Passage' by Rhys Hughes, 'Gone to the Deep' by Rebecca Lloyd, 'You Promised You Would Walk' by John Howard, 'Forth' by A.J. McIntosh, 'Preservation' by V.H. Leslie, 'The Man Who Wore His Father’s Clothes' by Andrew Apter, 'The Badger Bride' by Angela Slatter, 'The Amber Komboloi' by Matt Leyshon, 'For a Last Spark of the Divine' by Mark Francis, 'The Recovery' by H.V. Chao, 'Drowning in Air' by Andrew Hook, 'The Homunculus in the Curio' by Jason A. Wyckoff, 'Time' by Richard Hill, 'The Memento Mori' by John Gaskin. Cover illustration and boards decoration by Stephen J. Clark.
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THE ATTEMPTED RESCUE , by Robert Aickman, with an Introduction by Jeremy Dyson, 5th December 2013. 245 + viiipages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in red wibalin cloth stamped in silver and gilt, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-59-2.
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WORMWOOD , Issue 21, Edited by Mark Valentine, 25th November 2013. 92 pages. £9.99. 500 copies. Paperback journal printed on cream bookwove paper, and bound by Antony Rowe.
Contains: 'David Lindsay’s The Violet Apple' by Murray Ewing. 'Barbey D’Aurevilly: Re-evaluating the Place of Diabolism in Les Diaboliques' by Tara Isabella Burton, 'Grant Morrison’s Arkham Asylum, and the Literary Tradition of the Haunted House' by Brian J. Showers, 'Mrs Gaskell, Mr Dickens and "‘The Old Nurse’s Story" ’ by Tim Foley, 'Encountering the Unknown: The Supernatural Stories of William Croft Dickinson' by Mike Barrett, 'An Outsider Confined: The Stifled Voice of John Evelyn Barlas' by Mark Andresen, 'Black Ice on the Vltava: The Tragic Spirit of Paul Leppin' by Daniel Corrick, 'Under Review' by Reggie Oliver, 'Late Reviews' by Douglas A. Anderson, 'Camera Obscura' by John Howard.
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FLOWERS OF THE SEA , by Reggie Oliver, 5th November 2013. 388 + x pages. £37.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in blue wibalin cloth stamped in silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 400 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-57-8.
Contains: ‘Introduction’ by Michael Dirda, ‘A Child’s Problem’, ‘Striding Edge’, ‘Hand to Mouth’, ‘Singing Blood’, ‘Flowers of the Sea’, ‘Lord of the Fleas’, ‘Didman’s Corner’, ‘The Posthumous Messiah’, ‘Charm’, ‘Between Four Yews’, ‘The Spooks of Shellborough’, ‘Süssmayr’s Requiem’, ‘Come Into My Parlour’, ‘Lightning’, ‘Waving to the Boats’, ‘Author’s Note’.
Reviews:
"Oliver's skill at wringing horror from both likely and unlikely materials makes this a book bursting with well-wrought surprises." Publishers Weekly
"When reviewing one of his collections, I'm often running out of adjectives to properly describe how excellent are most of the tales included therein. The current volume, assembling thirteen stories and two novellas, is no exception." Mario Guslandi, SF Site
"Oliver's latest includes all the treats you want; novellas, illustrations by the author, short stories, the strange, characters that are impeccably created, great book production values; this is what reading is all about. If you've ever wondered why I seem so enthusiastic about Tartarus and Oliver, this collection can act as the perfect example." Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column
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DARKSCAPES, by Ann-Sylvie Salzman, translated by William Charlton, 29th July 2013. 193 pages. £35.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in black wibalin cloth stamped in white, yellow and red, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-57-8.
Contains: Lost Girls: ‘Child of Evil Stars’, ‘Fox into Lady’, ‘The Old Towpath’, ‘The Opening’, ‘Meannanaich’. Crucifixions: ‘Passing Forms’, ‘Under the Lighthouse’, ‘Pan’s Children’, ‘Brunel’s Invention’, ‘Shioge’. The Story of Margaret: ‘What the Eye Remembers’, ‘The Hand that Sees’. Wildlife: ‘Hilda’, ‘Lamont’, ‘Feral’. Bibliography. Acknowledgements.
Reviews:
"An outstanding collection and an essential book for all serious readers of dark and fantastic fiction. Not to be missed under any circumstances!" Rick Kleffel at The Agony Column
"Salzman displays a vivid imagination, a knack for the weird and the fantastic, and a very elegant prose." Mario Guslandi, British Fantasy Society
"Though explanations are not always forthcoming for these tales’ bizarre moments, their mix of strange people and strange incidents will interest readers with a taste for uncanny fiction." Publishers Weekly 
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THE LIFE OF ARTHUR MACHEN , by John Gawsworth, 21st June 2013. 398 pages. £19.95. Paperback reprint. ISBN 9781905784554
Reviews:
"Excellently edited by Roger Dobson who displays an impressive knowledge of Machen . . . is an extraordinary achievement" - Phil Baker, Times Literary Supplement
" Sumptuous " - Simon Rogers, Book and Magazine Collector
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NIGHT VOICES , by Robert Aickman. 29th May 2013. 316 + vii pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in burgundy wibalin cloth stamped in gilt, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-56-1.
Contents: ‘Foreword’ by Barry Humphries, 'The Stains', 'Just a Song at Twilight', 'Laura', 'Rosamund’s Bower', 'Mark Ingestre: The Customer’s Tale', 'The Model', 'An Essay', 'Introductions to The Fontana Book of Great Ghost Stories', 'Robert Remembered’ by Ramsey Campbell.
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WORMWOOD , Issue 20, Edited by Mark Valentine, 19th April 2013. 92 pages. £9.99. 500 copies. Paperback journal printed on cream bookwove paper, and bound by Antony Rowe.
Contents: ‘Forever Always Ends: Robert Aickman’s Visions of Afterlife’ (part one) by Joel Lane, ‘The Baroque of the Void: A Fantastic Fiction of the Austrian Idea’ by John Howard, ‘John Cowper Powys: Celtic Colossus and Eminence Grise’ by Adam Daly, ‘A Sombre and Unique Beauty: The Stories of Helen Simpson’ by James Doig,  ‘Fate as a Character: H. Rider Haggard’s Secret Currents' by Thos. Kent Miller, ‘Under Review’ by Reggie Oliver, ‘Late Reviews’ by Douglas A. Anderson, ‘Camera Obscura’ by John Howard ,  'Notes on Contributors'.
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HERALD OF THE HIDDEN , by Mark Valentine. 2nd April 2013. 230 + vii pages. £35. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in blue wibalin cloth stamped in gilt, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 400 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-54-7.
Contents: ‘Introduction’. Ralph Tyler Stories: ‘St Michael & All Angels’, ‘The Folly’, ‘Madberry Hill’, ‘The Ash Track’, ‘The Grave of Anir’, ‘William Sorrell Requests’, ‘The Hermit’s House’, ‘Herald of the Hidden’, ‘Heritage of Fire’, ‘The Almanac’. Other Early Stories: ‘The Guardians of the Guest Room’, ‘Go to the West’, ‘Tree Worship’, ‘Twilight at Little Brydon Cricket Club’, ‘Woken by Candlelight’, ‘Their Special Glee’. ‘Acknowledgements.’
Reviews:
"Among the current weird and supernatural fiction authors, Mark Valentine has established a position as one of the most original and interesting. He rarely if ever sets out to horrify, but rather to awe and mystify, even to inspire; an aim he usually succeeds in achieving.... Herald of the Hidden and Other Stories is a typically classy Tartarus hardback: at £35 it's not cheap, but worth every penny, in my opinion." Rosemary Pardoe, Ghosts and Scholars, 24
"Valentine never puts a foot wrong..." Mark Andresen, The Pan Review
"All these stories were collected at the suggestion of the legendary editor Richard Dalby, who selected many of them for his famous collections. It was a good idea." David Longhorn, Supernatural Tales
"...for those who appreciate a traditional ghost story well-told, this volume can sit proudly on your bookshelf beside the greats." Stewart Horn, British Fantasy Society
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STAR KITES , by Mark Valentine. 2nd April 2013. 64 pages. £27.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in orange blue cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-52-3.
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RUPETTA , by N.A. Sulway. 9th February 2013. 352 pages. £35. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in orange wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-50-9.
Rupetta is the winner of the 2013 James Tiptree, Jr. Award
Rupetta is shortlisted for the 2014 Aurealis Awards
Rupetta was runner-up (shortlisted) in the 2014 Crawford Memorial Award
Reviews
"...what impressed me the most about this book was Sulway’s exquisite writing, giving us a text in which every single word appears to have been chosen with care, so that their combination renders what the author wishes to convey with both precision and beauty. There’s a rare pleasure to be had from watching the sentences unfurl on the page, luxuriating in the sensations they evoke in the mind, sights and sounds, smells and feelings. ... "I regard Rupetta as one of the best books I read in 2013." Peter Tennant, Case Notes, Black Static
"A stunning masterpiece of modern fiction, Rupetta pulls the reader into Sulway’s world, and emotionally engages them in her life and struggles." Matthew Johns, The British Fantasy Society
"The real treat here is the seamless flow of prose that makes the reading experience utterly unique." - Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column
'Novel of the Week' in The Tablet
"Rupetta is a rich, complex work wrapped in an engaging style. It is not a book that can be pigeonholed. It has elements of fantasy, romance and even gothic horror in the mould of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. At the same time, it contains lengthy discussions on questions such as the meaning of knowledge. It is unlike any other book that you will read this year. If nothing else, it deserves a wide readership for the author's bold ambition and striking feat of imagination." - The Australian
"Sulway uses rich and evocative prose to pull the reader irresistibly into her tale's vividly rendered alternate Europe and its centuries of human power struggles. Her profound reflections on human frailty and the price for everlasting life seem as much a bonus as an integral part of its telling." - Publishers Weekly
"...And there are wondrous, moving passages full of lyricism, elegy, wonder and suggestive speculation.  Cherish them as you puzzle out Rupetta’s world and its underlying culture and history.  This is a strangely enchanting, wholly convincing novel." - Jildy Sauce
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THE COMPLETE SYMPHONIES OF ADOLF HITLER , by Reggie Oliver. 4th February 2013. 338+ ix pages. £14.95. Paperback printed and bound by Antony Rowe. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-51-6.
Contains: “Introduction” by Glen Cavaliero, “The Complete Symphonies of Adolf Hitler”, “Lapland Nights”, “The Garden of Strangers”, “Among the Tombs”, “The Skins”, “The Sermons of Dr Hodnet”, “Magus Zoroaster”, “The Time of Blood”, “Parma Violets”, “Difficult People”, “The Constant Rake”, “The Blue Room”, “A Nightmare Sang”, “The Babe of the Abyss”, “Bloody Bill” and “A Christmas Card”.
Reviews:
"The broad sweep of English social history alone, displayed here, should galvanise those new to this author into seeking out his other collections." - The Pan Review
"For any lover of ghost stories, this is a great read, at an almost ludicrously low price considering its quality." - Paul St John Mackintosh,TeleRead
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DARK WORLD , edited by Timothy Parker Russell. 4th February 2013. 188 pages. £14.95. Paperback printed and bound by Antony Rowe. 300 numbered copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-53-0.
Contains: ‘Introduction’ by Timothy Parker Russell, ‘Come Into My Parlour’ by Reggie Oliver, ‘Mistake at the Monsoon Palace’ by Christopher Fowler, ‘The Swinger’ by Rhys Hughes, ‘An Incomplete Apocalypse’ by Mark Valentine,  ‘First Night’ by Anna Taborska, ‘Wolvershiel’ by John Gaskin,  ‘The Arndale Pass’ by Corinna Underwood, ‘Oracle’ by Rosalie Parker, ‘The House on North Congress Street’, by Jason A. Wyckoff, ‘Nothing but the Waves’ by Mark J. Saxton, ‘The Old Brick House’ by Jayaprakash Satyamurthy, ‘The Paschal Candlestick’ by R.B. Russell, ‘Ninth Rotation’ by Stephen Holman, ‘Wheatfield with Crows’ by Steve Rasnic Tem, ‘Notes on Contributors’.
Reprinted March 2013.
Featured in The Independent and The Guardian .
Reviews:
"... you will find some splendid tales apt to satisfy your desire for entertaining, accomplished dark fiction." Nudgemenow
"a satisfying anthology ... if you are an aficionado of the strange and uncanny short story..." M.R.Cosby's blog
"This quality collection", Rosemary Pardoe,Ghosts and Scholars, 23
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HOUSE OF ORACLES , by Thomas Owen, translated by Iain White. 11th December 2012. 219+ viii pages. £35. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in burgundy red cloth stamped in gilt, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-49-3.
Contains: ‘Introduction’, ‘Two of a Kind’, ‘Modelled in Pure Wax’, ‘The Sparrowhawk’, ‘15. 12. 38’, ‘The Blue Coat’, ‘A Dead Butterfly’s Wing’, ‘The Desolate Presence’, ‘My Cousin’, ‘The Castellan’, ‘The Blue Snake’, ‘The Girl in the Rain’, ‘The Hunter’ ‘The Passenger’, ‘The Lady from Saint Petersburg’, ‘The Temptation of Saint Anthony’, ‘The Sow’, ‘The Black Ball’, ‘A Real Chinese Puzzle’, ‘The Death of Alexis Balakine’, ‘The Conquered Beauty and the Troubadour’, ‘Her Dear Departed Husband’, ‘The Passing of Doctor Babylon’, ‘A Night in the Château’, ‘Portrait of an Unknown Man’, ‘The Gate’, ‘The Park’, ‘The Equivocal Informant’, ‘The Pavilion of the Naturalist’, ‘The House of the Dead Girl’, ‘The House of Oracles’, ‘The House of Dead Love’, ‘Sources’.
Review:
"Owen's stories have a crystal clarity that makes the weird and macabre events they describe all the more pertinent and realistic." - Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column
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INTRUSIONS , by Robert Aickman, with an Introduction by Reggie Oliver. 12th November 2012. 278+ xi pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in burgundy wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-48-6.
Contains: 'Introduction' by Reggie Oliver, ‘Hand in Glove’, ‘No Time Is Passing’, ‘The Fetch’, ‘The Breakthrough’, ‘The Next Glade’, ‘Letters to the Postman’
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WORMWOOD , Issue 19, Edited by Mark Valentine, 12th November 2012. 92 pages. £8.99. 500 copies. Paperback journal printed on cream bookwove paper, and bound by Antony Rowe.
Contents: ' Standing in the Shadows of ‘Lud’: A Selective Discussion of Interesting Fantastical Novels of the Immediate Aftermath of the First World War', by Henry Wessells, 'He Wrote of Dark Forces: The Weird World of Dennis Wheatley', by Roger Dobson, 'Bram Stoker and Another Dracula', by Brian J. Showers, 'The Man in the Yellow Mask', by Lucien Verval, 'The Autobiographical Nature of Fr. Rolfe’s The Weird of the Wanderer', by Jason Rolfe, 'The Woman in the Gentleman’s Club', by Mark Andresen,  'Under Review' by Reggie Oliver, ' Late Reviews' by Douglas A. Anderson, ' Camera Obscura', 'Notes on Contributors'.
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THE DREAMS OF CARDINAL VITTORINI , by Reggie Oliver. 9th July 2012. 333 pages. £14.95. Paperback. ISBN 978-1-905784-45-5.
Contains: 'Author’s Note', 'Beside the Shrill Sea', 'Feng Shui', 'In Arcadia', 'Evil Eye', 'Miss Marchant’s Cause', 'Tiger in the Snow', 'Garden Gods', 'The Black Cathedral' ,'The Boy in Green Velvet', 'The Golden Basilica', 'Death Mask', 'The Seventeenth Sister', 'The Copper Wig', 'The Dreams of Cardinal Vittorini'.
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TALES OF LOVE AND DEATH , by Robert Aickman, with an Introduction by Michael Dirda. 28th May 2012. 243+ xiii pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in burgundy wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-45-5.
Contains: 'Introduction' by Michael Dirda, ‘Growing Boys’, ‘Marriage’, ‘Le Miroir’, ‘Compulsory Games’, ‘Raising the Wind’, ‘Residents Only’ and ‘Wood’.
Review:
 "Dreadful possibilities beautifully written." - William Simmons, Hellnotes
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WORMWOOD, Issue 18, Edited by Mark Valentine, 30th April 2012. 92 pages. £8.99. 500 copies. Paperback journal printed on cream bookwove paper, and bound by Antony Rowe.
Contents: 'World Gone Wrong: H.P. Lovecraft’s Mythology of Loss' (part two) by Joel Lane, 'Contra Grundy: William Sharp and The Pagan Review' by Paul Fox, 'Cultivating the Demon Within: An Appreciation of Frances Oliver' by Paul Newman, 'A Beauty, an Inspiration and an Unreality: On Robert Aickman’s "Letters to the Postman" ' by Philip Challinor, 'In an Unresting Land: Randolph Stow’s The Girl Green as Elderflower' by Mark Valentine, 'Screaming Skulls & Dead Smiles: F. Marion Crawford’s Short Fiction' by Mike Barrett, 'Under Review' by Reggie Oliver, 'Late Reviews' by Douglas A. Anderson, 'Camera Obscura', 'Notes on Contributors'.
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THE KING IN THE GOLDEN MASK , by Marcel Schwob, translated by Iain White. 19th March 2012. 250 + xx pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in burgundy cloth stamped in gilt, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-46-2
Contains: 'Translator’s introduction', 'Acknowledgements'. From Cœur double: 'The Strigae', 'The Sabot', 'Train 081', 'Arachné', 'The Veiled Man', 'Beatrice', 'Lilith', 'A Skeleton', 'The Fat Man', 'The Dom', 'The Amber-trader', 'Mérigot Marchès', 'The "Papier Rouge" ', 'The Firebrands'. From Le Roi au masque d’or: 'The King in the Golden Mask', 'The Death of Odjigh', 'The Embalming-women', 'The Plague', 'The Milesian Virgins', 'The Sabbat at Mofflaines', 'Blanche the Bloody', 'The Flute', 'The Sleeping City'. From Vies imaginaires: 'Introduction', 'Empedocles, Reputed God', 'Herostratos, Incendiary', 'Crates, Cynic', 'Septima, Enchantress', 'Lucretius, Poet', 'Clodia, Shameless Matron', 'Petronius, Novelist', 'Sufrah, Geomancer', 'Frate Dolcino, Heretic', 'Cecco Angiolieri, Malevolent Poet', 'Paolo Uccello, Painter', 'Nicholas Oyseleur, Judge', 'Katherine la Dentellière, Whore', 'Alain le Gentil, Soldier', 'Gabriel Spenser, Actor', 'Cyril Tourneur, Tragic Poet', 'Major Stede Bonnet, Pirate by Vagary', 'Burke and Hare, Murderers'. La croisade des enfants: 'The Goliard’s Narrative', 'The Leper’s Narrative', 'The Narrative of Pope Innocent III', 'Narrative of Three Little Children', 'Narrative of François Longuejoue, Clerk', 'The Kalandar’s Narrative', 'Little Allys’ Narrative', 'The Narrative of Pope Gregory IX'. 'The Wooden Star'
Cover illustration by Santiago Caruso
Review:
"Reading it is the literary equivalent of visiting a museum in the hours after it closes. Shadows move; the curtains whisper your name and you are not sure if you are awake or dreaming." Agony Column
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SOURDOUGH, by Angela Slatter. Paperback reprint. 13th March 2012, 238+ viii pages. £14.95. ISBN 978-1-905784-44-8.
Contains: 'Introduction' by Robert Shearman, 'The Shadow Tree', 'Gallowberries', 'Little Radish', 'Dibblespin', 'The Navigator', 'The Angel Wood', 'Ash', 'The Story of Ink', 'Lost Things', 'A Good Husband', 'A Porcelain Soul', 'The Bones Remember Everything', 'Sourdough', 'Sister, Sister', 'Lavender and Lychgates', 'Under the Mountain, 'Afterword' by Jeff VanderMeer.
Reviews:
"There is magic in this world." - Rick Kleffel's Agony Column
"With their larger than life characters and the beautiful, evocative writing, the intricate plotting that continually reinvents itself and twists back on what has gone before, these are wonderful stories from a writer who appeals to both the emotions and the intellect. Sourdough and Other Stories was one of the best books I read in 2010, and it’s work from a writer whose career is just beginning. . . . Tartarus have done Slatter proud with a truly sumptuous volume. Sourdough is a beautiful book, one that gets its collector’s edition status and price tag on merit and not simply by virtue of being signed by whomever or number whatever of a limited edition" - Peter Tennant, Black Static
"The sixteen stories contained within this collection attests to both Slatter’s storytelling and her consistency in creating entertaining tales with deep, almost primeval, resonances." - Simon Marshall-Jones, Beyond Fiction
"Slatter displays a rare gift for evocative and poetic prose." - Publishers Weekly
"Slatter’s fairy tales have a ravishing quality which leaves the reader totally spellbound by their elegance and imaginative power." Mario Guslandi, Bookgeeks
"This book is a fantastic achievement on every level." Alan Baxter, The Word
"Slatter’s writing is exquisite and very vivid, she really is a master storyteller. " - Scott Wilson, The Fringe
"I would recommend this book to anyone who likes dark fiction, fairytales, strange tales, elegant horror, or anyone who likes stories with strong women protagonists and good characterization." - She Never Slept
"These stories are stupendously good and offer many distinct pleasures: a strange yet superbly realised world, compelling characters and, above all, beautiful prose that has the power to move." Jildysauce
"Sourdough is probably the most exquisitely produced and packaged collection of the year. The artifact produced is a credit to Tartarus Press and the quality of the inter-linked fairy-tale-esque stories is a credit to Slatter’s prowess as a short story writer." - The Judge's report for the Aurealis Awards 
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BLACK HORSE AND OTHER STRANGE STORIES , by Jason A. Wyckoff. 1st March 2012, 266 pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in green cloth stamped in silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-41-7
Contains: ‘The Highwall Horror’, ‘Panorama’, ‘The Walk Home’, ‘Intermediary’, ‘The Night of His Sister’s Engagement’, ‘The Bells, Then the Birds’, ‘A Civil Complaint’, ‘The Mauve Blot’, ‘Black Horse’, ‘Raise Up the Serpent’, ‘The Trucker’s Story’, ‘A Willow Cat in Meadowlark’, ‘Hair and Nails’, ‘Knott’s Letter’, ‘An Uneven Hand’, ‘A Matter of Mirrors’.
Reviews:
"This is an astonishing debut book by a superb writer, whose stories remind us how rewarding and bewitching good fiction can be." - Mario Guslandi, The British Fantasy Society
"...these tales are the work of a writer skilled at navigating the twists and turns of his unconventional horror themes." Publishers Weekly
"Black Horse is a surprising and impossible-to-overlook debut, perhaps even a dark horse contender for best collection of the year." Twilight Ridge
"It's the sort of collection that you'll read slowly, deliberately, drawing out the pleasure on your porch in the long afternoons and haunted evenings." Agony Column.
"'The Highwall Horror' [is a] story full of oblique angles and shifting perspectives, as the protagonist's worldview becomes unravelled ... 'Black Horse' [is] another highlight ... A strange offbeat tale, with hints of the wild hunt ... but with a quality that is uniquely Wyckoff’s own ... 'A Willow Cat in Meadowlark' [is a] story melding prosaic and magical to the betterment of both." - Peter Tennant, Black Static 
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MORBID TALES , by Quentin S. Crisp. Paperback reprint. 16th January 2012. 267 pages. £12.95. ISBN 978-1-905784-43-1.
Contains: Foreword, The Mermaid, Far-Off Things, Cousin X, A Lake, The Two-Timer, The Tattooist, Ageless, Autumn Colours.
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MRS MIDNIGHT , by Reggie Oliver. Paperback reprint. 16th January 2012. 381 pages. £14.95. (The first 200 copies numbered and signed.) ISBN 978-1-905784-43-1.
Contains: "Mrs Midnight", "Countess Otho", "Meeting with Mike", "The Dancer in the Dark", "Mr Pigsny", "The Brighton Redemption", "You Have Nothing to Fear", "The Philosophy of the Damned", "The Mortlake Manuscript", "The Look", "The Giacometti Crucifixion","A Piece of Elsewhere", "Minos or Rhadamanthus".
Reviews:
"Readers who like their horrors subtle but unsettling will find this volume much to their liking." Publishers Weekly
"…by miles, the best living exponent of the spooky yarn," Barry Humphries.
"Mrs Midnight and other stories is one of the best books I have read this year." - Henry Wessells, The Endless Bookshelf
"The latest collection (the fifth) by this extraordinary author assembles a bunch of excellent tales which confirm his uncommon talent as a teller of creepy, uncanny stories." - Mario Guslandi, The British Fantasy Society.
Winner of the Dracula Society's Children of the Night Award
Nominated for a World Fantasy Award
Nominated for a British Fantasy Society Award
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WE ARE FOR THE DARK , by Robert Aickman and Elizabeth Jane Howard, with an Introduction by R.B. Russell. November 2011, 258+ xii pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in burgundy wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-42-4.
Contains: 'Introduction' by R.B. Russell, ‘The Trains’, ‘The View’ and ‘The Insufficient Answer’ by Robert Aickman, and ‘Three Miles Up’, ‘Left Luggage’ and ‘Perfect Love’ by Elizabeth Jane Howard.
Review:
"For those who love unnerving but elegant dark fiction but missed this book in the past, the present beautiful volume represents a splendid opportunity to get (re)acquainted with two masters of the genre." - Mario Guslandi, Specusphere
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WORMWOOD, Issue 17, Edited by Mark Valentine, 15th November 2011. 92 pages. £8.99. 500 copies. Paperback journal printed on cream bookwove paper, and bound by Antony Rowe.
Contents: 'World Gone Wrong: H.P. Lovecraft’s Mythology of Loss' (part one) by Joel Lane, 'Songs of the Archangel: Halcyon & Other Poems of Gabriele d’Annunzio in English' by Daniel Corrick, 'Reginald Hodder: Author of The Vampire' by James Doig, 'Ernest Bramah’s Max Carrados: The Sightless Supersleuth' by Gary G. Garner, 'Donald Armour’s Swept & Garnished: A Rediscovered Masterpiece of Supernatural Horror' by Robert Eldridge, 'Lilies Among the Thorns: An Overview of American Decadence' by rj krijnen-kemp, 'Some Notes on Aickman's Plays' by Douglas A. Anderson, 'Under Review' by Reggie Oliver, 'Late Reviews' by Douglas A. Anderson, 'The Horror' by Arthur L. Salmon, 'Camera Obscura', 'Notes on Contributors'.
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CLARIMONDE, by Theophile Gautier, edited by Rosalie Parker, with an Introduction by Brian Stableford. 21st October 2011, 366+xiii pages. £35.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in mauve wibalin cloth stamped in gilt, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-38-7.
Contains: ‘Introduction’ by Brian Stableford, ‘Onuphrius’, ‘Two Actors for One Part’, ‘Omphale’, ‘Clarimonde’, ‘One of Cleopatra’s Nights’, ‘The Opium Pipe’, ‘The Duplicated Knight’, ‘The Mummy’s Foot’, ‘King Candaules’, ‘Arria Marcella’, ‘Jettatura’, ‘Avatar’, and various addenda.
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MRS MIDNIGHT , by Reggie Oliver. 30th September 2011, 381 pages. £30.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Antony Rowe in black wibalin cloth stamped in silver, with head and tailbands. 400 copies. 978-1-905784-39-4.
Contains: "Mrs Midnight", "Countess Otho", "Meeting with Mike", "The Dancer in the Dark", "Mr Pigsny", "The Brighton Redemption", "You Have Nothing to Fear", "The Philosophy of the Damned", "The Mortlake Manuscript", "The Look", "The Giacometti Crucifixion","A Piece of Elsewhere", "Minos or Rhadamanthus".
Reviews:
"Readers who like their horrors subtle but unsettling will find this volume much to their liking." Publishers Weekly
"…by miles, the best living exponent of the spooky yarn," Barry Humphries.
"Mrs Midnight and other stories  is one of the best books I have read this year." - Henry Wessells, The Endless Bookshelf
"The latest collection (the fifth) by this extraordinary author assembles a bunch of excellent tales which confirm his uncommon talent as a teller of creepy, uncanny stories." - Mario Guslandi, The British Fantasy Society.
Nominated in the World Fantasy Award and British Fantasy Awards, 2012
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COLD HAND IN MINE , by Robert Aickman, with an Introduction by Phil Baker. July 2011, 296+ xi pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in burgundy wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-34-9.
Contains: 'Introduction' by Phil Baker, 'The Swords', 'The Real Road to the Church', 'Niemandswasser', 'Pages from a Young Girl’s Journal', 'The Hospice', 'The Same Dog', 'Meeting Mr Millar', 'The Clock Watcher'.
Reviews:
"Lovers of contemporary dark fiction should not miss this splendid book, a fully enjoyable , unique reading experience providing full evidence that life’s dark corners are much more scary than monsters, zombies and werewolves." Mario Guslandi, The Short Review
"Cold Hand in Mine, the latest volume of Aickman's stories to be meticulously reprinted by Tartarus Press, is yet another superb example of how fine literature and reading can help illuminate a dimly understood part of our everyday experience. ... They're superb example of written literature, doing something that can only be done with words extraordinarily well. They're enjoyable and unsettling. Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column
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FIVE DEGREES OF LATITUDE , by Michael Reynier. 1st July 2011, 269 pages. £30.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in green wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with head and tailbands. 300 copies. 978-1-905784-37-0.
Contains: 'Le Loup-Garou', 'No. 3 Hobbes’ Lane', 'The Rumour Mill', 'Sika Tarn', 'The Visions of Lazaro'.
Review:
"Readers who like weird tales with a vintage feel will find this volume an auspicious debut." - Publishers Weekly
"...an extraordinary book, featuring stories with very original subjects and such a mature, superior writing style that it's hard to believe that this is the debut work of a brand new author and not the product of a skilful veteran storyteller." - The Agony Column
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WORMWOOD, Issue 16, Edited by Mark Valentine, 16th May 2011. 92 pages. £8.99. 500 copies. Paperback journal printed on cream bookwove paper, and bound by Biddles.
Contents: 'Editorial', 'The Other Side of Edwardian Fiction: Two Forgotten Fantasy Novels of 1911' by George M. Johnson, 'Lone Ghost in the Shadows: Charles Allston Collins and The Compensation House' by Tim Foley, 'Carl Jacobi: Portrait in Moonlight' by John Howard, 'H.T.W. Bousfield: A Neglected Writer of Popular Fiction' by James Doig, 'Miss Opimiam' by William Charlton, A Note on Vincent O’Sullivan' by Ray Cavanaugh, 'The Man with the Poisoned Heart: The Life and Works of William Walker Hamilton' by Paul Newman,  'Under Review' by Reggie Oliver, 'Late Reviews' by Douglas A. Anderson, 'Camera Obscura', 'Notes on Contributors'.
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POWERS OF DARKNESS , by Robert Aickman, with an Introduction by Mark Valentine. 11th April 2011, 226+xii pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in burgundy wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-33-2.
Contains: 'Introduction' by Mark Valentine, '‘Your Tiny Hand is Frozen’, ‘My Poor Friend’, ‘The Visiting Star’, ‘Larger Than Oneself’, ‘A Roman Question’ and ‘The Wine-Dark Sea’.
Review:
"As a reader, one can almost feel the haunting quality not just of the prose and the story, but also of the book." - Rick Kleffel, The Agony Column
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RINGSTONES, by Sarban. 7th April 2011, 307 pages. £32.50. Second Tartarus Press printing. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in yellow wibalin cloth stamped in copper, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. ISBN  978-1-905784-35-6.
Contains: 'A Christmas Story',' Capra', 'Calmahain', 'The Khan' and 'Ringstones'.
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FRANKENSTEIN'S PRESCRIPTION , by Tim Lees. 11th February 2011, 277 pages. £30. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in black wibalin cloth stamped in silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-29-5.
Reviews
"...a philosophically insightful and literary tale of terror." - Publishers Weekly
..it is, quite frankly, a brilliant novel, one which takes the old stereotype and fills it with vibrant new life. The story is gripping, with each and every element of the plot fitting into place perfectly . . . It’s only February, and I may already have read the best horror novel of 2011." Peter Tennant, Black Static.
"The characters within this book are complex and very well written; Lees does an excellent job of depicting the world and ideals of the early 1900’s." - Matthew Johns, The British Fantasy Society
"The writing style is sharp and descriptive ... The period is realistically described ... Grim and beautifully written." William Simmons, Hellnotes.
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WORMING THE HARPY , by Rhys Hughes, with an Afterword by Everett Bleiler. 10th February 2011, 231 pages. £14.95. Paperback printed on cream bookwove paper and bound by Biddles. ISBN 978-1-905784-31-8.
Contains: "Cat o' Nine Tales", "Worming the Harpy", "The Falling Star", "Quasimodulus", "The Good News Grimoire", "The Forest Chapel Bell", "Flintlock Jaw", "Velocity Oranges", "A Carpet Seldom Found", "The Chimney", "One Man's Meat", "The Man Who Mistook His Wife's Hat for the Mad Hatter's Wife", "Cello I Love You", "What To Do When the Devil Comes Round For Tea", "Arquebus for Harlequin", "Éclair de Lune", "Grinding the Goblin", "Afterword" by E.F. Bleiler .
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DARK ENTRIES , by Robert Aickman, with an Introduction by Glen Cavaliero. 10th February 2011, 197+ix pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in burgundy wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-32-5.
Contains: "Introduction by Glen Cavaliero, "The School Friend", "Ringing the Changes", "Choice of Weapons", "The Waiting Room", "The View" and "Bind Your Hair".
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DISCOVERY OF HERETICS , by Sarban, with an Introduction by Mark Valentine. 8th January 2011, 381+vii pages. Discovery of Heretics was only available in a slipcased set limited to 200 copies, published with Time, A Falconer. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in mauve wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. ISBN 978-1-905784-30-1.
Contains: 'Introduction' by Mark Valentine, 'The Father' , ' "Their Blood Cannot Die" ' , 'Discovery of Heretics' , 'The Consul' , 'Agorit' , 'The Papers of Henry Sugden' , 'The Artemists' , 'The Gynarchs' , 'Never Go Back' , 'Fergus Aran' , 'Aunt Rachel' , 'The Herbs of Miss Aran'.
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TIME, A FALCONER: A STUDY OF SARBAN , by Mark Valentine. 8th January 2011, 138+vii pages. £25. Sewn signatures, printed on 110gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in mauve wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 400 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-26-4.
Reviews:
"It is somewhat unsettling to imagine this quiet man sorting out visa applications or attending dull formal receptions and all the while brooding on the taloned cat-women." Robert Irwin, The Literary Review
"Insightful... [Valentine] illuminates his study of Sarban's fiction with observations gleaned from the author's private diaries and correspondence, and offers particularly cogent insights on how the women in Sarban's life shaped the mystique of female characters in his fiction." - Publishers Weekly
"A sensitive and sympathetic portrait … [Valentine] weaves his analyses of Sarban’s fiction seamlessly into the broader tapestry spun from the known biographical facts. The result is a thoroughly engrossing account of the writer’s intellectual growth and interests in the course of his lifetime." Stefan Dziemianowicz, Locus, June 2011
"... a handsome volume with numerous illustrations, and a welcome addition to any library of scholarship on the supernatural." - The Stars at Noonday   
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SUB ROSA , by Robert Aickman, with an Introduction by R.B. Russell. 31st October 2010, 288+ ix pages. £32.50. Sewn signatures, printed on 130gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in burgundy wibalin cloth stamped in gilt and silver, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 350 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-28-8.
Contains: 'Introduction' by R.B. Russell, 'Ravissante', The Inner Room', 'Never Visit Venice', 'The Unsettled Dust', 'The Houses of the Russians', 'No Stronger Than a Flower', 'The Cicerones', 'Into the Wood', 'Notes by the Author'.
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WORMWOOD, Issue 15, Edited by Mark Valentine, 15th November 2010. 92 pages. £8.99. 525 copies. Paperback journal printed on cream bookwove paper, and bound by Biddles.
Contents: 'Editorial', 'Stephan Zechowski: A Pilgrim of the Infinite' by Brian Banks & Marta Mazur, 'Wilfred Rowland Mary Childe' by Jonathan Wood, 'Gerard de Nerval: Exotic Voyager, Hashish Dreamer, Accursed Suicidalist' by Adam Daly, 'Arthur Johnson: Another Sense of the Past' by Robert Eldridge, 'Threshold in the First Half of the Tenth Chapter of Lucius Shepard's Viator' by Adam Golaski, 'Under Review' by Reggie Oliver, 'Late Reviews' by Douglas A. Anderson, 'Camera Obscura', 'Notes on Contributors'.
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GUIDE TO FIRST EDITION PRICES , Eighth Edition, Edited by R.B. Russell, 1st October 2010. 786+xii pages. £20.00. Trade paperback printed and bound by MPG Biddles. 2,500 copies. ISBN  978-1-905784-24-0.
Point: The eighth edition, printed in black and white, containing the values of over 50,000 sought-after books, by 720 (+64 appendices) authors.
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SOURDOUGH, by Angela Slatter, with an Introduction by Robert Shearman and an Afterword by Jeff VanderMeer. 12th August 2010, 238+ viii pages. £30.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 130gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in black wibalin cloth stamped in gilt, silver and copper, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-25-7.
Contains: 'Introduction' by Robert Shearman, 'The Shadow Tree', 'Gallowberries', 'Little Radish', 'Dibblespin', 'The Navigator', 'The Angel Wood', 'Ash', 'The Story of Ink', 'Lost Things', 'A Good Husband', 'A Porcelain Soul', 'The Bones Remember Everything', 'Sourdough', 'Sister, Sister', 'Lavender and Lychgates', 'Under the Mountain, 'Afterword' by Jeff VanderMeer.
Reviews:
"There is magic in this world." - Rick Kleffel's Agony Column
"With their larger than life characters and the beautiful, evocative writing, the intricate plotting that continually reinvents itself and twists back on what has gone before, these are wonderful stories from a writer who appeals to both the emotions and the intellect. Sourdough and Other Stories was one of the best books I read in 2010, and it’s work from a writer whose career is just beginning. . . . Tartarus have done Slatter proud with a truly sumptuous volume. Sourdough is a beautiful book, one that gets its collector’s edition status and price tag on merit and not simply by virtue of being signed by whomever or number whatever of a limited edition" - Peter Tennant, Black Static
"The sixteen stories contained within this collection attests to both Slatter’s storytelling and her consistency in creating entertaining tales with deep, almost primeval, resonances." - Simon Marshall-Jones, Beyond Fiction
"Slatter displays a rare gift for evocative and poetic prose." - Publishers Weekly
"Slatter’s fairy tales have a ravishing quality which leaves the reader totally spellbound by their elegance and imaginative power." Mario Guslandi, Bookgeeks
"This book is a fantastic achievement on every level." Alan Baxter, The Word
"Slatter’s writing is exquisite and very vivid, she really is a master storyteller. " - Scott Wilson, The Fringe
"I would recommend this book to anyone who likes dark fiction, fairytales, strange tales, elegant horror, or anyone who likes stories with strong women protagonists and good characterization." - She Never Slept
"These stories are stupendously good and offer many distinct pleasures: a strange yet superbly realised world, compelling characters and, above all, beautiful prose that has the power to move." Jildysauce
"Sourdough is probably the most exquisitely produced and packaged collection of the year. The artifact produced is a credit to Tartarus Press and the quality of the inter-linked fairy-tale-esque stories is a credit to Slatter’s prowess as a short story writer." - The Judge's report for the Aurealis Awards 
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N, by Arthur Machen, illustrated by Stephen J. Clark. 1st June, 2010. Published in association with the Stoke Newington Literary Festival and the Friends of Arthur Machen. 39 pages. £4.95. Paperback printed on cream bookwove paper and bound by Biddles. ISBN 978-1-905784-22-6.
Contents: 'N' by Arthur Machen, 'Arthur Machen' by R.B. Russell.
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A BOOK OF DEAR DEAD WOMEN , by Edna W. Underwood, Introduction by S.T. Joshi, 25th May 2010, 237+ xiv pages. £30.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 130gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in burgundy wibalin cloth stamped in silver and gilt, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-21-9.
Contents: 'Introduction' by S.T. Joshi, 'The Painter of Dead Women', 'The Mirror of La Granja', 'Liszt's Concerto Pathétique', 'Sister Seraphine', 'The Sacred Relics of Saint Euthymius', 'The Opal Isles', 'The House of Gauze', 'The King', 'An Orchid of Asia', 'Bibliography'.
Review:
"...a welcome set of stories from an accomplished writer who has been curiously neglected" - Paul Kane, The Compulsive Reader
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 WORMWOOD, Issue 14, Edited by Mark Valentine, 16th April 2010. 92 pages. £8.99. 525 copies. Paperback journal printed on cream bookwove paper, and bound by Atheneum Press.
Contents: 'Editorial', 'The Ruins of Reality: Thomas Ligotti and the uses of disenchantment' by Joel Lane, 'E.R. Eddison: Transmutation' by Jon Preece, ' “Soft, Delicious Things”: Decadence in R. Murray Gilchrist' by Laurence Bush, ' Why was Richard Marsh' by Calum James, 'Robert Walser: Strange Supplicant, Idiot Savant, Master of the Microgram' by Adam Daly, 'The Exploits of Lucius Leffing: Investigating Joseph P. Brennan’s Supernatural Sleuth' by Mike Barrett, 'The Decadent World-View' by Brian Stableford, 'Late Reviews' by Douglas A. Anderson, 'Camera Obscura', 'Notes on Contributors'.
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THE COLLECTED CONNOISSEUR , by Mark Valentine and John Howard, 25th March, 2010, 208 pages. £14.95. Paperback printed on cream bookwove paper and bound by Biddles. ISBN 978-1-905784-20-2.
Contents: 'Introduction' by Mark Valentine, 'The Effigies', 'After the Darkness', 'The Paravine Cries', 'Pale Roses', 'In Violet Veils', 'The Lost Moon', 'Café Lucifer', 'The Craft of Arioch', 'The Secret Stars', 'The Hesperian Dragon', 'The Lighting of the Vial', 'The Nephoseum', 'Sea Citadels', 'The Prince of Barlocco', 'The Black Eros', 'Mad Lutanist', 'The Mist on the Mere', 'The White Solander', 'The Last Archipelago', 'The Rite of Trebizond', 'The Serpent, Unfallen', 'The Temple of Time', 'The Descent of the Fire'.
Reviews:
"Those for whom the supply of authentic classical supernaturalism can never be enough, those who yearn for lost tales by the likes of Machen, de la Mare, and Dunsany, should consider purchasing this attractive, inexpensive trade paperback at once; unlike so much modern imitation, it won't disappoint." - The Stars at Noonday
"I'd recommend wolfing them down, since unlike chocolates you can return to a book a second time, and the flawless writing here deserves a second, careful reading, free from the consideration of what-happens-next. Very much recommended." British Fantasy Society
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NIGHTMARE-TOUCH, by Lafcadio Hearn, edited by Rosalie Parker, with an Introduction by Paul A. Murray, 25th March, 2010, 235+ xvi pages. £30.00. Sewn signatures, printed on 130gsm acid-free paper, and bound by Biddles in green wibalin cloth stamped in gilt, with a silk ribbon marker and head and tailbands. 300 copies. ISBN 978-1-905784-19-6.
Contents: 'Introduction' by Paul A. Murray, 'Nightmare-Touch'. Fantastics: 'The Fountain of Gold', 'The Ghostly Kiss', 'The Vision of the Dead Creole', 'The Name on the Stone', 'Aphrodite and King's Prisoner', 'A Dead Love', 'At the Cemetery', 'Stray Leaves from Strange Literature', 'The Fountain Maiden', 'The Magical Words', 'The Bird Wife', 'The Legend of the Monster Misfortune'. Some Chinese Ghosts: he Legend of Tchi-Niu', 'The Story of Ming-Y', 'The Return of Yen-Tchin-King', 'The Tradition of the Tea-Plant'. Two Years in the French West Indies: 'La Guiablesse', 'Yé'. Japanese Ghosts: 'Of Ghosts and Goblins', 'Fragment', 'A Passional Karma', 'Ingwa-banashi', 'The Reconciliation', 'The Corpse-Rider', 'Of a Promise Broken', 'The Story of Umétsu Chubei', 'The Legend of Yurei-Daki', 'In A Cup of Tea', 'The Story of Chugoro', 'Ikiryo', 'The Story of Mimi-Nashi-Hoïchi', 'Rokuro-Kubi', 'Yuki-Onna', 'The Dream of Akinosuké', 'Jikininki', 'Mujina', 'The Story of Ito Norisuké'.
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