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Ghost Stories of an Antiquary by  Montague Rhodes James - New edition - 1919 - from James Cummins Bookseller (SKU: 301326)

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

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Ghost Stories of an Antiquary

by James, Montague Rhodes

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Original beige linen, stamped in black and red. About fine. With "File Copy" label pasted to upper cover
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London: Edward Arnold 41 & 43 Maddox Street, Bond Street, 1919. New edition. With four illustrations by late James McBryde. 270pp. Printed by Billing and Sons, Ltd. 1 vols. 8vo. Original beige linen, stamped in black and red. About fine. With "File Copy" label pasted to upper cover. New edition. With four illustrations by late James McBryde. 270pp. Printed by Billing and Sons, Ltd. 1 vols. 8vo. Bleiler, Supernatural Fiction, p. 279

Synopsis

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary is the title of M. R. James' first collection of ghost stories, published in 1904 (some had previously appeared in magazines). Some later editions under this title contain both the original collection and its successor, More Ghost Stories (1911), combined in one volume. Montague Rhodes James (1862–1936) was a medieval scholar; Provost of King's College, Cambridge.

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James Cummins Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
301326
Title
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary
Author
James, Montague Rhodes
Format/binding
With four illustrations by late James McBryde. 270pp. Printed by Billing and Sons, Ltd. 1 vols. 8vo
Book condition
Used - Original beige linen, stamped in black and red. About fine. With "File Copy" label pasted to upper cover
Quantity available
1
Edition
New edition
Publisher
Edward Arnold 41 & 43 Maddox Street, Bond Street
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1919
Keywords
British | Science Fiction / Fantasy
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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