AN UNLAID GHOST: A STUDY IN METEMPSYCHOSIS. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1888. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [1-5] 6-178 [179-188: ads], late nineteenth century bind-up (probably by a library jobber, not the publisher) of black marbled boards with red cloth spine panel, title gold stamped in spine. First edition. Published at 50¢ in paper wrappers (no hardcover issue). "Sensational romance of social indiscretion across the ages; two women, one in Classical Rome, one in 'Gilded Age' America, share same soul, hence same faults. Supernaturalism entirely contained in above situation, metempsychosis implicit." - Robert Knowlton. Frank, Through the Pale Door: A Guide To and Through the American Gothic 472. Bleiler (1978), p. 7. Reginald 14384. Wright (III) 5626 (3 locations: H, HEH, O). Lacks original wrappers, cheap pulp paper stock a bit darkened, a very good copy. A fairly uncommon book. (#147202).
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