(#169230) THE GHOST-BOOK: SIXTEEN NEW STORIES OF THE UNCANNY. Cynthia Asquith.

THE GHOST-BOOK: SIXTEEN NEW STORIES OF THE UNCANNY. London: Hutchinson and Co. (Publishers) Ltd., n.d. [1926]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] 1-318 [319: printer's imprint] [320: blank] [note: first leaf is a blank], original pictorial blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in green. First edition. The first volume of "one of the most distinguished series of ghost story anthologies in this century." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 14. Original anthology "now recognized for its many classic contents ..." - Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 208. Includes "The Rocking Horse Winner" by D. H. Lawrence as well as stories by May Sinclair, Algernon Blackwood, Arthur Machen, Walter de la Mare, Oliver Onions, Mary Webb, and others. "An excellent collection." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 55. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-6. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-244. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 39. Bleiler (1978), p. 11. Reginald 00593. Cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, several scuffs to cloth, spine panel a bit sunned, spine lettering dull, some foxing to preliminary leaves, a sound, good copy. (#169230).

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