NOT EXACTLY GHOSTS. London: Edward Arnold & Co., . Octavo, pp. [1-10] 1-213 [214: blank], cloth-backed boards. First edition. First of two collections of ghost stories much in the vein of those by M. R. James. "Twelve anecdotes of the supernatural, told with just the right degree of matter-of-factness, and showing a fine perception of the quietly fearsome." - Barzun and Taylor, A Catalogue of Crime 3395. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 48. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 336. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, pp. 66-7. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-56. Bleiler (1978), p. 37. Reginald 02444. A fine copy in nearly fine 7/6 dust jacket with touch of wear at spine ends and some very mild dust soiling. (#170786).
"First published 1947" on copyright page.