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Weird Tales

VOLUME XI NUMBER 2

Published monthly by the Popular Fiction Publishing Company, 2457 E. Washington Street, Indianapolis, Ind. Entered as second-class matter March 20, 1923, at the post office at Indianapolis, Ind., under the act of March 3, 1879. Single copies, 25 cents. Subscription, $2.50O a year in the United States; $3.00 a year in Canada. English office: Charles Lavell, 13, Serjeant's Inn, Fleet Street, E. C. 4, London. The publishers are not responsible for the loss of unsolicited manuscripts, although every care will be taken of such material while in their possession. The contents of this magazine are fully protected by copyright and must not be reproduced either wholly or in part without permission from the publishers.

NOTE—All manuscripts and communications should be addressed to the publishers' Chicago office at 450 East Ohio Street, Chicago, Ill. FARNSWORTH WRIGHT, Editor.

Copyright, 1928, by the Popular Fiction Publishing Company


Contents for February, 1928

Cover design C. C. Senf
Illustrating a scene in "The Ghost Table"
The Ghost-Table Elliot O'Donnell 149
An exciting story of occult phenomena—a rampant beast, lusting to kill you, was this table with the tiger claws
The Call of Cthulhu H. P. Lovecraft 159
Slithering through the earth came the thoughts of Cthulhu, and mankind faced the rule of an obscene and incredible monstrosity
The Shadow on the Moor Stuart Strauss 179
A creepy tale of the pre-druidistic ruins of England—out on the moor were dancing, and strange wild music, and death
The Curse of Alabad, and Ghinu and Aratza Wilfred B. Talman 188
"If she sinks, she is innocent, but if she floats, she is a witch and must die!"—a tale of old New York

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Mephistopheles and Company, Ltd. Seabury Quinn 193
Jules de Grandin rescues an Austrian girl from the fiendish grasp of a heartless devil-syndicate
The Purple Sea Frank Owen 213
Another exquisite Chinese fantasy, as full of color as was "The Wind That Tramps the World"
The Giant World (Part 2) Ray Cummings 221
A three-part weird-scientific serial—a distant world—giants growing into largeness unfathomable—gooseflesh adventures
The Three Witches Ernest Dowson 236
Verse
The Isle of the Fairy Morgana John Martin Leahy 237
A cruel murder took place on Flang Island, hidden from the world, yet Guy Garford saw every frightful detail of the murder
Folks Used to Believe:
The Barnacle Goose Alvin F. Harlow 252
One of the curious superstitions of our ancestors
The Mist Monster Granville S. Hoss 253
A weird mist billowed up from the cape—and horrific was the thing that it did
The Dream Snake Robert E. Howard 257
An eery snake story—an unusual tale—night by night the horror grew, until it completely enmeshed the doomed man
Weird Story Reprint
Clarimonde Théophile Gautier 261
"La Morte Amoreuse" the most exquisitely beautiful of all vampire tales, translated by Lafcadio Hearn
The Eyrie 282
A chat with the readers


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