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Black Spirits & White - A Book of Ghost Stories by Ralph Adams Cram - 1st - 1895 - from CraigsClassics and Biblio.com

Black Spirits & White - A Book of Ghost Stories

by Ralph Adams Cram

Condition: Very Good-


Rare, antique book about the supernatural - "BLACK SPIRITS & WHITE - A BOOK OF GHOST STORIES" by Ralph Adams Cram. 1895 1st Edition; Stone & Kimball; Chicago. There are 6 stories in all - please see the photos for the complete list of contents. With a Postscript and 14-page publisher's catalog at the back of the book. Illustrated end papers. Gilt top edge. "Hailed as one of the most extraordinary volumes of terror tales published. It includes [the] best-known story of a frightening journey through 'The Dead Valley,' which H.P. Lovecraft (in Supernatural Horror in Literature) singled out for praise."

Condition:
Clean covers; light soiling to the spine; sharp corners. Tight binding. No loose pages. Crack at front hinge between the end papers. The text pages are in great condition - name/date (1897) written in pen and "Received at Savannah from Mrs. E.W. Jones" written in pencil on the title page (see photo)...otherwise the pages are clean. Overall in very good condition.

  • Bookseller: CraigsClassics US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1109
  • Title: Black Spirits & White - A Book of Ghost Stories
  • Author: Ralph Adams Cram
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good-
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: 1st
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Stone & Kimball
  • Place: Chicago
  • Date published: 1895
  • Keywords: ralph adams cram, black spirits white, spirits, book of ghost stories, halloween, scary stories, ghouls, hp lovecraft,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Other;

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