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Black Spirits & White - A Book of Ghost Stories by Ralph Adams Cram - 1st - 1895 - from CraigsClassics (SKU: 1109)

Black Spirits & White - A Book of Ghost Stories

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Black Spirits & White - A Book of Ghost Stories

by Ralph Adams Cram

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  • hardcover
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About This Item

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.

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

My store offers a curated selection of antiquarian books in a variety of topics with an emphasis on classic literature and children's classics. I take pride in providing great customer service with prompt replies to offers and inquiries, careful packaging and next-day shipping. Based in scenic southern New Hampshire.

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The portion of the book closest to the spine that allows the book to be opened and closed.
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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
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