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M. R. James
M. R. James Ghost Stories of An Antiquary 1906 3rd Impression RARE GHOST STORIES
London: Edward Arnold, 1906. Third Impression. Four Illustrations by the late James McBride, a close friend of the author. Published two years after the 1st impression. Original unbleached linen, titles to upper board in black, rules to same in red. Publisher's original light tan buckram, rubbed & lightly soiled, corners a little rounded, a little wear at spine tips, hinges sound, binding firm & square. Very good copy, complete & attractive edition of an iconic volume increasingly difficult to track down. Ghost Stories of An Antiquary by M. R. James Edward Arnold, 1906. Third Impression. Four Illustrations by the late James McBride, a close friend of the author. Published two years after the 1st impression. Original unbleached linen, titles to upper board in black, rules to same in red. Publisher's original light tan buckram, rubbed & lightly soiled, corners a little rounded, a little wear at spine tips, hinges sound, binding firm & square. Very good copy, complete & attractive edition of an iconic volume increasingly difficult to track down. 'This is the classic ghost story collection, the centre piece of any serious collection of ghost story fiction. An important book of Ghost stories and regarded as M R James's first and best book. Montague Rhodes James (1862 - 1936), who used the publication name M. R. James, was an English medieval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge (1905-1918), and of Eton College (1918-1936). Though James's work as a medievalist and scholar is still highly regarded, he is best remembered for his ghost stories, which some regard as amon … [Click Below for Full Description]
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