THE PHANTOM REGIMENT; OR, STORIES OF "OURS" London: Thomas Hodgson, 13, Paternoster Row, n.d. [1856]. Octavo, pp. [3-5] 6-352, nineteenth-century three-quarter red leather and marbled boards, spine panel stamped in gold. First edition. Linked stories, some supernatural, told by members of the officers' mess of the British garrison at Gibraltar. "Grant's best known ghost story, the tale draws upon the author's wealth of historical and military knowledge and experiences, Regularly anthologized since its first appearance." - Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 234. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 467L. Bleiler (1978), p. 85. Sadleir 1055. Owner's signature on front free endpaper. Bound without the half title leaf. This book is bound with a later edition of NIGHTS AT SEA; OR, NAVAL LIFE DURING THE WAR. By the Old Sailor [pseudonym of Matthew Henry Barker] (London: Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, 1852), pp. [1-2] [1] 2-148. [See Topp VIII, p. 255.] Very good overall. (#170652).

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