Thirty stories selected by James Turner of Arkham House with advice sought from Smith publisher and friend, Roy A. Squires along with other afficianados who were asked to include a list of their favorite CAS stories. The tales are wonderfully and weirdly illustrated by by Jeffrey K. Potter - it's just a shame the format wasn't larger, the illustrations to me seem to want to burst their boundaries; slick paper would've been nice too! But regardless they are still splendid and complement well with Smith's work. A very popular title with weird tale enthusiasts as the very healthy print-run of 5025 copies sold out quickly and in 2003 the book was reprinted with different cover art. Fine unread copy in d.j.