Travellers by Night

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Travellers by Night
Travellers by night.jpg
Dust-jacket illustration by James Dietrich, design by Gary Gore for Travellers by Night
Author edited by August Derleth
Cover artist James Dietrich, design by Gary Gore
Country United States
Language English
Genre Fantasy, Horror short stories
Publisher Arkham House
Publication date
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages 261 pp

Travellers by Night is an anthology of horror stories edited by August Derleth. It was released in 1967 by Arkham House in an edition of 2,486 copies. None of the stories had been previously published.


Travellers by Night contains the following tales:

  1. "The Cicerones", by Robert Aickman
  2. "Episode on Cain Street", by Joseph Payne Brennan
  3. "The Cellars", by J. Ramsey Campbell
  4. "The Man Who Rode the Trains", by Paul A. Carter
  5. "A Handful of Silver", by Mary Elizabeth Counselman
  6. "Denkirch", by David Drake
  7. "The Wild Man of the Sea", by William Hope Hodgson
  8. "The Unpleasantness at Carver House", by Carl Jacobi
  9. "The Terror of Anerley House School", by Margery Lawrence
  10. "The Horror From the Middle Span", by H. P. Lovecraft and August Derleth
  11. "Not There", by John Metcalfe
  12. "Family Tree", by Frank D. Thayer, Jr.
  13. "Death of a Bumblebee", by H. Russell Wakefield
  14. "The Crater", by Donald Wandrei


  • London: Victor Gollancz, 1968.


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