Dracula's Guest And Other Weird Storieswas Bram Stoker's third collection of short stories. It is a collection of nine stories published two years after Stoker's death by his wife Florence Stoker. It was first published in the UK in 1914 by George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London. The book itself is a 200 page hardcover with a red cloth cover stamped on the spine and front panel in blind and gold. It was released with a dust cover that depicted a scene from the short story "Dracula's Guest." It shows a man lying in the snow with a wolf standing on his chest. This book was first published in the US under the shortened title Dracula's Guest in 1937 by Hillman-Curl, Inc., New York, as a part of their A Clue Club Mystery series. This edition is a 248 page hardcover with a pale green cloth cover stamped on the spine and front panel in black. It was released with a dust cover that shows a man lying down with birds and clouds in the sky above him.
First edition book cover
George Routledge & Sons, Ltd., London, 1914
Dracula's Guest And Other Weird Stories was first published as a paperback in the UK in 1927 by Prince of Wales' Theatre, London. The book itself is a 200 page "Souvenir Edition" with a picture of a bat on the front cover. One thousand numbered copies of this book were given out to the audience of the Prince of Wales' Theatre in celebration of the 250th London Performance of Dracula on Wednesday, September 14, 1927.
The short stories from this book are available as free downloads:
The entire short story collection is available as a:
It can also be purchased online in a:
* This PDF is very large since it was made with high quality color scans.
Early publication notice
The Observer, London, April 19, 1914