A Thin Ghost and Others
James, Montague Rhodes

London: Edward Arnold, 1925. 152 pages; an anthology of the author's ghost stories: The Residence at Whitminster, The Diary of Mr. Poynter, An Episode of Cathedral History, The Story of a Disappearance and an Appearance (and) Two Doctors; Montauge Rhodes James (1862-1936) biblical scholar, antiquary and palaeographer, reconstructed painted windows of King's College chapel and revealed the fifteenth-century wall-paintings in Eton chapel, his studies of Apocryphal literature made it a comprehensible documentation of human thought and life, also wrote extensively on medieval arts and literature, translated texts, and - as here, widely known for his many ghost stories. (DNB); previous ownership signature of artist A.(lfonso) A. Ossorio (1916-1990) abstract expressionist artist an another name-sticker; bound in black cloth covered boards, light blue 'spider-web' cover illustration; some edge, tips wear to binding; very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 19926)

$65.00

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