(#171095) THE THIRD GHOST BOOK. Cynthia Asquith.

THE THIRD GHOST BOOK. London: James Barrie, 1955. Octavo, unprinted gray green wrappers. Advance copy (uncorrected proof) of the first edition. The third 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 fiction by Elizabeth Bowen, L. A. G. Strong, Lord Dunsany, L. P. Hartley, Robert Aickman, Shane Leslie, and others. "The best of the postwar collections by Asquith." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 61. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-6. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 4-244. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 40. Reginald 00596. Wrappers creased, worn at edges, and a bit faded, some text leaves dog-eared at fore-edge corners, a sound, good copy. (#171095).

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"First Published 1955" on copyright page.