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SWAIN, E.G. (1861-1938)
The Stoneground Ghost Tales. Complied from the Recollections of the Reverend Roland Batchel, Vicar of the Parish
Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons Ltd., 1912. [Ghost stories] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 14cm), pp.[8]; 187; [1] imprint. Publisher's blue cloth blocked in black to spine and in black and white to upper. Engraved bookplate to pastedown, ownership and date stamps of L.A. Wilmshurst to flyleaf. Textblock a little shaken, some spotting to edges and sporadically within. Cloth lightly rubbed to extremities, bottom corners bumped. A scarce collection. Very good. Edmund Gill Swain a contemporary and colleague of M.R. James produced this collection of ghost stories set in The Fens, the stories present are: The Man with the Roller, Bone to his Bone, The Richpins, The Eastern Window, Lubrietta, The Rockery, The Indian Lamp Shade, The Place of Safety, and The Kirk Spook. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Ltd, PBFA, ABA, ILAB [Royal Tunbridge Wells, KENT, United Kingdom]

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