Night's Yawning Peal: A Ghostly Company

Night's Yawning Peal: A Ghostly Company
Night's Yawning Peal: A Ghostly Company  
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Jacket illustration by Robert Crane for Night's Yawning Peal
Author(s) edited by August Derleth
Cover artist Robert Crane
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Fantasy, Horror short stories
Publisher Arkham House with Pellegrini & Cudahy
Publication date 1952
Media type Print (Hardback)
Pages viii, 280 pp

Night's Yawning Peal: A Ghostly Company is an anthology of supernatural short stories edited by August Derleth. It was released in 1952 by Arkham House with Pellegrini & Cudahy in an edition of 4,500 copies. It is the second and last book that Arkham published with Pellegrini and Cudahy.


Night's Yawning Peal: A Ghostly Company contains the following tales:

  1. "Foreword"
  2. "Mr. George" by Stephen Grendon
  3. "The Loved Dead" by C. M. Eddy, Jr.
  4. "The Sign" by Lord Dunsany
  5. "The La Prello Paper" by Carl Jacobi
  6. "The Gorge of the Churels" by H. Russell Wakefield
  7. "Dhoh" by Manly Wade Wellman
  8. "The Churchyard Yew" by J. Sheridan LeFanu
  9. "Technical Slip" by John Beynon Harris
  10. "The Man Who Collected Poe" by Robert Bloch
  11. "Hector" by Michael West
  12. "Roman Remains" by Algernon Blackwood
  13. "A Damsel With a Dulcimer" by Malcolm Ferguson
  14. "The Suppressed Edition" by Richard Curle
  15. "The Lonesome Place" by August Derleth
  16. "The Case of Charles Dexter Ward" by H. P. Lovecraft


  • London: Consul, 1965 (abridged, omits The Case of Charles Dexter Ward).
  • New York: New American Library, 1974 (abrdged).


  • Jaffery, Sheldon (1989). The Arkham House Companion. Mercer Island, WA: Starmont House, Inc.. p. 43. ISBN 1-55742-005-X. 
  • Chalker, Jack L.; Mark Owings (1998). The Science-Fantasy Publishers: A Bibliographic History, 1923-1998. Westminster, MD and Baltimore: Mirage Press, Ltd.. pp. 34–35. 
  • Joshi, S.T. (1999). Sixty Years of Arkham House: A History and Bibliography. Sauk City, WI: Arkham House. p. 59. ISBN 0-87054-176-5. 
  • Nielsen, Leon (2004). Arkham House Books: A Collector's Guide. Jefferson, NC and London: McFarland & Company, Inc.. pp. 74=75. ISBN 0-7864-1785-4. 

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