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Title: A Stable for Nightmares Or Weird Tales.
Description: New York, New Amsterdam Book Company. 1896, First American Edition. Hard Cover. Ill.: A. Burnham Shute. 256 pp, 6 3/4" H. Yellow cloth with black lettering/decoration on spine and front board. Four b&w tissue-covered plates (including frontispiece). A collection of supernatural tales by British and American authors, including "Dickon the Devil" by Sheridan le Fanu. Each story has its own half title page, but no indication of authorship. Contents: Dickon the Devil; A Debt of Honor; Devereux's Dream; Catherine's Quest; Haunted; Pichon and Sons, of the Croix Rousse; The Phantom Fourth; The Spirit's Whisper; Dr. Feversham's Story; The Secret of the Two Plaster Casts; What Was It? Previous owner's signature, date (1896) and a very small number in ink on free front endpaper; the odd faint foxing mark on pages or tissues - mostly on preliminary pages; slight toning to page margins; moderate browning to spine; light edge wear; light soiling to boards; two very light corner bumps; minor lean to spine; browning to edges of text block. Book is protected in a stiff mylar sleeve. Good.

Keywords: Horror, Supernatural, Hauntings, Ghosts, Sheridan le Fanu, Sir Charles Young, 19th Century, Gothic, Victorian, Spirits, Phantoms, Lancashire, Revenge, Fitz-James O'brien. A. Burnham Shute.

Price: US$ 325.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 29863

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