AMOS KILBRIGHT: HIS ADSCITITIOUS EXPERIENCES, WITH OTHER STORIES. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1888. Octavo, pp. [1-4] [1-3] 4-146 [147-148: blank] [149-150: ads] [151-152: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original green cloth, front and rear panels ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g. First edition. The eponymous figure in the title story is the ghost of a man who drowned in 1785 and has been materialized by a local group of Spiritualists who plan to use him as a repeated demonstration , alternately materializing and dematerializing him. "Amusing in the ironic contrast between the stiff, mannered narrative, and the odd events. One of Stockton's better pieces." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1540. Bleiler (1978), p. 187. BAL 18892 (noted second printing). Wright (III) 5229. Private owner's signature and date in pencil on recto of front flyleaf. A bright, fine copy. (#95084).

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