(#171662) WHEN CHURCHYARDS YAWN: FIFTEEN NEW GHOST STORIES. Cynthia Asquith.

WHEN CHURCHYARDS YAWN: FIFTEEN NEW GHOST STORIES. London: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., [1931]. Octavo, pp. [1-6] 7-287 [288: blank], original black cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in silver. First edition. Original anthology with fifteen stories by Elizabeth Bowen, L. P. Hartley, Algernon Blackwood, Arthur Machen, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, Oliver Onions, and others. "A fine collection with much good material." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 58. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-6. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 40. Bleiler (1978), p. 12. Reginald 00599. Owner's signature on the front free endpaper. Very slight spine lean, a bright, nearly fine copy in a good, rarely seen, 7/6 pictorial dust jacket with wear and shallow creases and tears along top and bottom edges, rubbing along folds, rubs and scuffs to spine panel, and small ragged closed tear at center of spine panel with tiny internal tape mend. (#171662).

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