(#171052) IN GHOSTLY COMPANY. Amyas Northcote.

IN GHOSTLY COMPANY. London: John Lane The Bodley Head Ltd. New York: John Lane Company, 1922. Octavo, pp. [1-7] 8-287 [288: blank], original decorated purple cloth, spine and front panels stamped in white, top edge stained green, fore and bottom edges trimmed. First edition. Collects thirteen ghost stories; several reprinted by Montague Summers and Hugh Lamb in their anthologies. Traditional tales on traditional themes, nicely done. Northcote's first and only book, he died very suddenly eighteen months after its publication. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 139. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 167. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 302. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 383. Reginald 10757. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Mild foxing to fore and bottom edges of text block, spine panel just a bit sunned, a nearly fine copy. An attractive copy of an uncommon book. (#171052).

Price: $850.00

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