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Ghostly Tales by The Countess of Munster ( Wilhemina FitzClarence ) - First Edition - 1896 - from Everlasting Editions (SKU: 547)

Ghostly Tales

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Ghostly Tales

by The Countess of Munster ( Wilhemina FitzClarence )

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  • good
  • hardcover
  • First
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About This Item

Published by Hutchinson & Co., London; 1896. 8vo. First Edition. Condition: Good
This first edition is a rare collection of ghost stories, which was purposefully written to resemble acounts of "true hauntings". Indeed, there has been at least one instance of a reviewer mistakenly believing they were true accounts. The tales were forgotten until the 1970s, when some of them started to appear in modern anthologies.
The book is bound in original decorated green and red cloth boards, whish are still in smart condition with just some rubbing and creasing to the spine and bumping to the extremities. Inside, all plates are present and pages are clean and bright and in good condition, with just some minor toning to pages. The inner gutter is weak with some shaking and the hinges are starting.
Overall this is a good, collectible example of this very rare first edition.


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Ghostly Tales
The Countess of Munster ( Wilhemina FitzClarence )
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Hutchinson & Co.
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About Everlasting Editions

Everlasting Editions sells beautiful rare, collectible and signed first edition books to treasure for a lifetime. We offer a wide range of books rom a variety of genres, but specialising in Modern First Editions and Children's First Editions. Whether you simply collect for the joy of owning beautiful rare books or whether you believe, as we do, that they are a worthwhile investment in a time of economic difficulties, we are confident that we have the right book for you.


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The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
First Edition
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The inside margin of a book, connecting the pages to the joints near the binding.
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
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