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The Haunting of Hill House by  Shirley Jackson - First Edition, Second Printing - 1959 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140942636)

The Haunting of Hill House

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The Haunting of Hill House

by Jackson, Shirley

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New York: The Viking Press, 1959. First Edition, Second Printing. Very Good/Good. Second printing before publication. Signed by Shirley Jackson and inscribed to former owner on the front free endpaper in the year of publication. Bound in publisher's yellow and turquoise cloth with titles stamped in black. Very Good with slight spine-lean, yellow cloth lightly faded, edges lightly worn and pages lightly toned. In a Good unclipped dust jacket which is tattered and well worn. The horror novel that inspired the 1963 and 1999 films titled The Haunting and the current Netflix show.

Synopsis

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson is widely considered one of the best literary ghost stories published during the twentieth century. The novel has been adapted to film twice — in 1963 and again in 1999 — both times under the title The Haunting . The Gothic tale tells the story of socially repressed Eleanor Vance and three others who head to Hill House to partake in an experiment involving paranormal activities.

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Bookseller
Burnside Rare Books, ABAA US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
140942636
Title
The Haunting of Hill House
Author
Jackson, Shirley
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First Edition, Second Printing
Publisher
The Viking Press
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
1959
Keywords
film, The Haunting
Bookseller catalogs
Literature;

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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in literary first editions and works of cultural and historic significance. We are located in Portland, Oregon and welcome visitors by appointment.

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