THE SOCIABLE GHOST. BEING THE ADVENTURES OF A REPORTER WHO WAS INVITED BY THE SOCIABLE GHOST TO A GRAND BANQUET, BALL, AND CONVENTION UNDER THE GROUND OF OLD TRINITY CHURCHYARD. A TRUE TALE OF THE THINGS HE SAW AND DID NOT SEE WHILE HE WAS NOT THERE. Olive Harper, Helen Burrell Gibson D'Apery.

THE SOCIABLE GHOST. BEING THE ADVENTURES OF A REPORTER WHO WAS INVITED BY THE SOCIABLE GHOST TO A GRAND BANQUET, BALL, AND CONVENTION UNDER THE GROUND OF OLD TRINITY CHURCHYARD. A TRUE TALE OF THE THINGS HE SAW AND DID NOT SEE WHILE HE WAS NOT THERE. New York: J. S. Ogilvie Publishing Company, [1903]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-235 [236-240: blank] [note: last two leaves are blanks], fourteen inserted plates with illustrations by Thomas McIlvaine and A. W. Schwartz, original pictorial green cloth, front panel stamped in black, spine panel stamped in gold and black, olive-green floral patterned endpapers. First edition. A newsman visits a thriving society of living skeletons, the previously deceased, in luxurious surroundings. The author mainly wrote novelizations of plays and translations from French. This is one of her few original works. Bleiler (1978), p. 93. Reginald 06790. Smith, American Fiction, 1901-1925 H-231. A nearly fine copy in a very good pictorial dust jacket with spine and edges browned, small chips at edges, and several internal tape mends. Charles S. Pratt bookstore label at bottom edge of the front panel of the very scarce jacket. (#152495).

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