ACCREDITED GHOST STORIES

Jarvis, T.M.

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Place Published: London
Publisher: J. Andrews
Date Published: 1823
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 2272

Description

Small octavo (16.25cm); bound in contemporary dark brown straight grain morocco, with titles and skull and crossbones motif gilt-stamped to spine compartments, triple-ruled gilt borders and blind-stamped decorations to boards; all edges gilt; glazed pale yellow endpapers; viii, 236, [8]pp ads. Minor shelfwear and rubbing, corners slightly bumped, with gilt at text edges beginning to dull; small armorial bookplate with ink ownership markings to front pastedown (Captain W.S. Wakefield, 4th Dragoons), and in pencil on first blank; near contemporary newspaper clipping about a haunting pasted to verso of half-title page, with minor spotting and thumbing to text; hinges sound; Very Good.

Comments

Attractive volume containing 27 semi-credible accounts of hauntings and ghost sightings, including "Apparations mentioned in Boswell's Life of Johnson" and "Apparations seen at Portnedown Bridge after the Irish Massacre." Of the 24 copies held by OCLC member institutions, 12 only in the U.S.


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