50 Years of Ghost Stories (Hutchinson, circa 1938)
50 Years of Ghost Stories
J. Sheridan Le Fanu, M. R. James, Miss Braddon, Edith Wharton, Bram Stoker, &c.
Hutchinson & Co. Ltd, [1st published 1935] 60th Thousand circa 1938
A collection of twenty-nine stories from twenty-four writers.
Hardback – publisher’s green cloth with lettering and decoration in black. 702pp. 8.5 x 5.75 inches approx. (218mm x 148mm).
Cloth a little rubbed and worn to extremities; small stain to spine (on ghost’s left hand); a touch dusty. Endpapers dusty and foxed; pages dusty and very tanned, especially to edges.
Overall, cheap paper stock showing it’s age however presents well in the strikingly designed cloth binding.