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1 Burnell, Joyce. GHOSTS OF OAKVILLE & HAUNTED HALTON. B00 TOO.
Oakville, Ontario Self-published 2004 Stapled in Wraps Very Good Karen Stephenson. Signed by Author and Illustrator.
57 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w drawings. Signed and dated by author and illustrator on page facing the title page. A collection of stories about hauntings in Oakville, Ontario and the surrounding area. Includes: The Captain and the Mystery Light; Spirit Seen at St. Paul's; Sixteen Mile Creek; Burnhamthorpe Road; The Haunted Statue; The Coachman; Free Spirit Returns to Freestone House; Wallpaper; etc., etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - tiny tear (archivally taped) with soft crease at bottom of front cover, light color fading on spine. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
2 Burnell, Joyce. GHOSTS OF OAKVILLE & HAUNTED HALTON. B00 TOO.
Oakville, Ontario Self-published 2004 Stapled in Wraps Very Good Karen Stephenson. Inscribed By Author
57 pp, 8 1/2" H. B&w drawings. Inscribed facing the title page: "For your entertainment only - Joyce Burnell. Jan. 2005". A collection of stories about hauntings in Oakville, Ontario and the surrounding area. Includes: The Captain and the Mystery Light; Spirit Seen at St. Paul's; Sixteen Mile Creek; Burnhamthorpe Road; The Haunted Statue; The Coachman; Free Spirit Returns to Freestone House; Wallpaper; etc., etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - light fading to color of spine, two very small light soiling marks on front cover - tiny mark on rear cover. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
IRISH GHOSTS., Dunne, John J.
3 Dunne, John J. IRISH GHOSTS.
Belfast Appletree 1999 0862817668 / 9780862817664 Soft Cover Very Good+ 
118 pp, 8 1/8" H. B&w photographs. Publisher's bookmark laid in. "The banshee and the 'headless coach', phantom dogs and fearsome black cats, shadowy figures flitting along the dim corridors of old houses, gentle ladies that glide at midnight down gracious staircases, strange death warnings, unaccounted sounds at night in the secret recesses of storied castles - these are the ghosts of Ireland, an integral part of her tradition and atmosphere. (This book) contains forty-seven tales of such ghosts, ranging in time from the middle ages to the twentieth century, full illustrated throughout with photographs from the Lawrence O'Connor collection in Dublin." Inside - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - minor corner wear, small soft crease and very light rubbing on rear cover. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
THE SHILLING SHOCKERS:  STORIES OF TERROR FROM THE GOTHIC BLUEBOOKS., Haining, Peter, editor.  (Isaac Crookenden, Sarah Wilkinson, Dr Nathan Drake, et al.)
4 Haining, Peter, editor. (Isaac Crookenden, Sarah Wilkinson, Dr Nathan Drake, et al.) THE SHILLING SHOCKERS: STORIES OF TERROR FROM THE GOTHIC BLUEBOOKS.
Victor Gollancz, London, 1978. 
183 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0575024178 6 b&w illustrations. "The Shilling Shockers came about in the great days of the Gothic novels, at around the turn of the nineteenth century, many of which were enormously long three-d eckers. In those days, before copyright existed, such titles....were plagiarised and abridged by hacks into what were known as 'Bluebooks', paper-covered pamphlets retailing at between 6d and 1s....when the supply of three-decker Gothic no v e l s r a n thin, a good trade was done in Bluebooks comprising original short stories in the macabre field. It is on these short stories that Peter Haining has largely drawn for this collection....The book has a general introduction which expl ai ns t he de ve lo p ment, success and eventual demise of the Bluebooks, and in addition each story is introduced with details of its provenance and other relevant information." Contents: The Vindictive Monk: Or, The Fatal Ring; The Mysterious Nov ice : O r, C onv ent of t he Grey Penitents; Captive of the Banditti: A Terrific Tale Concluded; The Spectre Mother: Or, the Haunted Tower; The Life and Horrid Adventures of the Celebrated Dr Faustus; The Old Tower of Frankenstein; The Bride o f th e Is les: A Ta le F ound ed o n t he Popular Legend of the Vampire; The Lunatic and His Turkey: A Tale of Witchcraft; The Severed Arm, Or, The Wehr-wolf of Limousin; Five Hundred Years Hence!; Bibliography. Faint cigarette odor, very light br ownin g to edges of te xtblo ck, t iny b ump at tbottom of spine, light wrinkling at top of spine, tiny bump to bottom corner of both boards. Dust jacket has minor edge wear and very light edge wrinkling, very light rubbing, light browning at top of fl ap-fo lds. Very Goo d/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
5 Harvey, William Fryer. Edited and with introduction by Maurice Richardson. MIDNIGHT TALES. (MIDNIGHT HOUSE; DABBLERS; UNWINDING; MRS. ORMEROD; DOUBLE DEMON; TOOL; HEART OF THE FIRE; CLOCK; PETER LEVISHAM; MISS CORNELIUS; MAN WHO HATED ASPIDISTRAS; SAMBO; ACROSS THE MOORS; FOLLOWER; AUGUST HEAT; BEAST WITH FIVE FINGERS, ET
J.M. Dent, London, (1946), Ist edition. 
200 pp, small 8vo (approx. 7 1/2" H), hard cover (black boards with white lettering on spine), in dust jacket. Contains twenty stories selected from 'Midnight House', 'The Beast With Five Fingers', and 'Moods and Tenses'. Richardson 'introduces them with an essay on ghost stories in general and on Dr. Harvey and his stories in particular. Contents: Midnight House; The Dabblers; Unwinding; Mrs. Ormerod; Double Demon; The Tool; The Heart of the Fire; The Clock; Peter Levisham; Miss Cornelius; The Man Who Hated Aspidistras; Sambo; The Star; Across the Moors; The Follower; August Heat; Sarah Bennet's Possession; The Ankardyne Pew; Miss Avenal; The Beast With Five Fingers. Bequest bookplate on front free endpaper, small bookstore label on rear pastedown, minor wrinkle at bottom of spine, minor rubbing to boards. Dust jacket is price-clipped, has light to moderate edge wear, small chips at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, light browning, a few small closed tears with creases, some light waviness, light rubbing/soiling and 2" scratch on rear panel. VG/G- 
Price: 100.00 USD
 
 
6 Hennigar, "Ted" R. SCOTIAN SPOOKS, MYSTERY AND VIOLENCE.
Lancelot, Hantsport, N.S., 1978. 
191 pp, 8" H, soft cover. ISBN 0889990794 Tales of hauntings, murders, and mysteries in Nova Scotia. "The tales told here are mainly true or alleged to be true and have been told as they were received." Interior - two pages with tiny corner crea se, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - wrinkling and very light browning and light edge wear on spine; light soiling on covers - mainly on rear; two small creases on rear cover which migrate into adjacent pag e s , s m a ll ghost stiker mark on rear cover. Good+ 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
GHOSTS OF OLD EUROPE., Holzer, Hans.
7 Holzer, Hans. GHOSTS OF OLD EUROPE.
New York Dorset 1992 0880297182 / 9780880297189 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
352 pp, 8vo (8 1/2" H). "(O)ffers a very different kind of tour to the armchair traveler. Wander through the haunted castles and cottages of Europe with Hans Holzer, the world's most famous psychic investigator, and explore a full range of psychic phenomena from the spirits of the British Isles to the haunts of Imperial Vienna. In England, Anne Boleyn's legendary ghost walks headless within the Tower of London; a procession of transparent monks appears in the Cathedral of Winchester, where no monks have trod since the sixteenth century; and Bloody Queen Mary still visits the four-poster bed where she slept in the dark days of 1553. At Kilkea Castle in Kildare, it is said that the Wizard Earl and his companions ride at night and will return someday from the beyond to 'put things right in Ireland'. Room No. 2 in the Hotel de l'Europe in Avignon holds a shocking surprise for the unwary guest; and in Paris, No. 3 avenue Montaigne offers a special concert of ghostly piano music from a spectral grand. Ghost occur wherever great tragedy has left an unfortunate person stranded between the next world and this one, someone who has not yet been freed from their emotional turmoil. The true accounts presented in this book are based on Dr. Holzer's personal investigations." One page leaf with two very small scollops at fore-edge. Dust jacket has very light rubbing, minor browning to inside edges. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
UPSTATE DOWNSTATE:  FOLK STORIES OF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES., Jagendorf, M.  Introduction by Henry W. Shoemaker.
8 Jagendorf, M. Introduction by Henry W. Shoemaker. UPSTATE DOWNSTATE: FOLK STORIES OF THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES.
New York Vanguard Press 1949 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Good- Howard Simon. 
299 pp, 8vo (8 5/16" H). B&w drawings. "Here are stories overflowing with excitement and crammed with laughs - stories about enchanted fish, friendly giants, daring hunters, trained mosquitoes, evil pirates; stories about ordinary sailors and farmers and millers, and stories about characters from history; stories about people and stories about phantoms and ghosts. These stories come from the great states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland, but they will be cherished - just as was 'New England Bean-Pot', Dr. Jagendorf's first collection of folk stories - by boys and girls from every state - yes, and by their parents, too. You get some idea of what a wonderful adventure this book provides from the titles of some of its fifty-seven stories: Mighty Mose, the Bowery B'hoy; The Tale of Anthony's Nose; The Phantom Painter in the Steeple; A New Way of Tamin' Wolves; Hi-Ho, the Mosquitoes of New Jersey!; Jonas and the Sturgeon; The Best Devil in the Land; The Fiddler of Fiddler's Bridge; Fiery-Tempered Jake; Fearless John and the Giant Monster; The Hex and the Oxen; A Trickster Tricks the Devil; Chug-Chug Along the O-h-i-o; The Haunted Mine; Cookus, Bopple, and Yeakle; The Spider on the Wall;, etc., etc." Light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, very light edge wear, light browning to fore-edge of text block, minor browning on inside hinge gutters. Dust jacket is price clipped, has heavy fading to spine (lettering still very legible), light rubbing, very light soiling, light to moderate edge wear/wrinkling with some tiny chips and small tears, a few tiny foxing marks on inside surface, protected in a mylar sleeve. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
9 Kinsella, P.J. Preface by Pat Byrne. SOME SUPERSTITIONS AND TRADITIONS OF NEWFOUNDLAND. A COLLECTION OF SUPERSTITIONS, TRADITIONS, FOLK-LORE, GHOST STORIES, ETC., ETC.
St. John's, Newfoundland Department of Folklore, Memorial University of Newfoundland 1998 0889013527 / 9780889013520 Reprint of the 1919 Edition. Soft Cover Very Good 
54 pp, 8 1/2" H. Many contemporary advertisements. A collection of observations on the folklore of Newfoundland, including hauntings, visions, howling dogs, black cats, the significance of the colour green, etc. Interior - clean and tight with no previous ownership marks. Exterior - very minor soiling on front cover, three old labels on rear cover. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
A STABLE FOR NIGHTMARES OR WEIRD TALES., Le Fanu, J. Sheridan; Young, Charles, Sir, and Others.
10 Le Fanu, J. Sheridan; Young, Charles, Sir, and Others. A STABLE FOR NIGHTMARES OR WEIRD TALES.
New York New Amsterdam Book Company 1896 First American Edition Hard Cover Good 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. 
Price: 325.00 USD
 
 
THE SHINING PYRAMID., Machen, Arthur.  (pseudonym of Arthur Llewelyn Jones.)  Introduction by Vincent Starrett.
11 Machen, Arthur. (pseudonym of Arthur Llewelyn Jones.) Introduction by Vincent Starrett. THE SHINING PYRAMID.
Chicago Covici-McGee 1923 Limited Edition Hard Cover Good+ Wallace Smith, one b&w plate. 
241 pp, 9 1/2" H. Black cloth with paper label bearing author's name on spine, gilt title and eye design on front board, top edge gilt. Peach and pink endpapers reproducing a pattern of stones and repeating the eye design from the front board. Number 482 in a limited edition of 875 copies. Following Starrett's Introduction is a b&w plate by Wallace Smith with spider web-patterned overlay. A book plate designed by Miguel Covarrubias for Donald S. Freidl (?) is affixed to the front pastedown. Contents: The Shining Pyramid; Out of the Earth; The Spagyric Quest of Beroaldus Cosmopolita; The Priest and the Barber; The Splendid Holiday; The Lost Club; A Wonderful Woman; In Convertendo; The Hidden Mystery; The Martyr; The Art of Dickens; Unconscious Magic; Happiness and Horror; Ars Artium; Realism and Symbol; Paganism; Education and the Uneducated; New Lamps for Old; Mandatum Novissimum; "Sad Happy Race"; The Capital Levy; Drake's Drum. Some loss of cloth at top of spine along with some fraying and tiny tears, tiny tears and wrinkling at bottom of spine, corners of boards are lightly bumped - transfers to some adjacent pages, many pages are unopened, light browning to fore-edge and bottom of text block, light edge wear, small faint liquid mark on front board, some small air bubbles under cloth at bottom edge of both boards, 2" x 1/4" browned paper tag on fore-edge of page leaf 107/108 with corresponding piece missing at fore-edge of page leaf 101/102 - caused when opening pages, a few varying size light scuff marks on rear board. 
Price: 95.00 USD
 
 
A CLUTCH OF VAMPIRES:  THESE BEING AMONG THE BEST FROM HISTORY AND LITERATURE., McNally, Raymond T.  (Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Maontague Summers, Lawrence Durrell, Robert Bloch, Stephen Grendon, Richard Matheson, Bram Stoker, John Polidor, et al.)
12 McNally, Raymond T. (Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu, Maontague Summers, Lawrence Durrell, Robert Bloch, Stephen Grendon, Richard Matheson, Bram Stoker, John Polidor, et al.) A CLUTCH OF VAMPIRES: THESE BEING AMONG THE BEST FROM HISTORY AND LITERATURE.
Greenwich, Conn. New York Graphic Society 1974 0821205943 / 9780821205945 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Jacket illustration by Edward Gorey. 
255 pp, 8 1/2" H. 30 b&w illustrations. "Dr. McNally begins this book with an essay on the evolution of the vampire. Then he presents the most diversified collection of vampire accounts yet published in English. The historical vampirana includes accounts by such persons as a first-century Roman historian, a twelfth-century bishop, a Cambridge philosopher in the 1600s, the two major vampire experts - Calmet and Summers, and a nineteenth-century Yankee journalist. The literary pieces include: 'Carmilla' a classic tale by Le Fanu; a short story by Bram Stoker which was originally intended as the first chapter of 'Dracula'; a moving tale by Lawrence Durrell; and several thrillers by such masterful writers as Robert Bloch and Richard Matheson." Minor edge wear, very light wrinkling at top of spine, faint pencilled previous owner's name at top of free front endpaper. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling, three tiny edge tears - archivally taped, small creases at top edge of front flap and at bottom corner of rear flap. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS / A CHRISTMAS CAROL (ABRIDGED BY JANE PARKER RESNICK) / ERNEST NISTER'S YULETIDE DELIGHTS / ERNEST NISTER'S SNOWY DAYS.  FOUR SMALL XMAS BOOKS (3 1/4" - 3 7/8" H.), Moore, Clement C.; Dickens, Charles; Strong, Stacie.
13 Moore, Clement C.; Dickens, Charles; Strong, Stacie. THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS / A CHRISTMAS CAROL (ABRIDGED BY JANE PARKER RESNICK) / ERNEST NISTER'S YULETIDE DELIGHTS / ERNEST NISTER'S SNOWY DAYS. FOUR SMALL XMAS BOOKS (3 1/4" - 3 7/8" H.)
Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Lynn Bywaters, Arthur Rackham, Jim Deesing. 
A group of four little books ranging from 3 1/4" to 3 7/8" H. 1. The Night Before Christmas - unpaginated, Andrews and McMeel, Kansas City, 1992, ISBN 0836230272 - hard cover in dust jacket, illustrations by Lynn Bywaters. 2. A Christmas Carol - abridged by Jane Parker Resnick, 157 pp, Running Press, Philadelphia, 1990, ISBN 0894718541- hard cover in dust jacket, illustrations by Arthur Rackham. 3. Ernest Nister's Yuletide Delights with Antique Changing Pictures - four leaves with pull tabs to create changing pictures (all in good working order), HarperCollins, 1992, ISBN 0001373757. 4. Ernest Nister's Snowy Days with Antique Changing Pictures - four leaves with pull tabs to create changing pictures (all in good working order), HaperCollins, 1992, ISBN 0001373730. A charming collection to read and/or use to decorate for the holiday season. Minor edge wear to boards. The two dust jackets have very minor edge wrinkling. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
BELLS RUNG BACKWARDS.  (CONTAINS:  THE ROSEWOOD DOOR; THE WOMAN IN THE WAY; THE HONEY IN THE WALL; JOHN GLADWIN SAYS; THE PAINTED FACE.), Onions, Oliver.  (also known as George Oliver.)  Dust jacket art by Biro.
14 Onions, Oliver. (also known as George Oliver.) Dust jacket art by Biro. BELLS RUNG BACKWARDS. (CONTAINS: THE ROSEWOOD DOOR; THE WOMAN IN THE WAY; THE HONEY IN THE WALL; JOHN GLADWIN SAYS; THE PAINTED FACE.)
Staples, London, 1953. 
285 pp, 8vo (8" H), hard cover in dust jacket. "Last brought together in 1935 and long out of print, today these stories are hard to come by. They represent the author's best work in this genre and many will welcome their reappearance. What are g hosts for if not to walk again? The ghosts in this book are no ordinary spectres with clanking chains, but creatures of flesh and blood archored to the past. From the past they come, bewildered and unhappy, and to the past they must retur n u n t i l r ecalled yet once again by a summons from the world of mortal men." Previous owner's name on front pastedown, minor browning to pages, book slightly cocked, one small corner bump, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine. Dust jacket ha s l ig ht t o m od erate edge wear/wrinkling, a few small chips and tears, moderate browning, light rubbing/soiling and small light stain on rear panel. Very Good/Good 
Price: 67.50 USD
 
 
15 Rathbone, Basil. (Edgar Allan Poe; Nathaniel Hawthorne; Edward Bulwer-Lytton; Charles Allston Collins; Charles Dickens; Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu; Wilkie Collins.) BASIL RATHBONE SELECTS STRANGE TALES. (THE BLACK CAT; RAPPACCINI'S DAUGHER; THE HOUSE AND THE BRAIN; THE TRIAL FOR MURDER; GREEN TEA; A TERRIBLY STRANGE BED.
New York Belmont 1965 Mass Market Paperback Very Good - 
157 pp, 7" H. "Basil Rathbone, renowned actor and motion picture personality, selects for you the strangest stories ever written - masterpieces of the macabre." Interior - light browning to pages and inside of covers. Exterior - very light edge wear, book is lightly cocked, faint crease on spine, small soft crease at top corner of covers, soft crease doen front hinge, minor rubbing, slight fading to color on edges of text block. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
A WESTMINSTER CHILDHOOD., Raynor, John.  Illustrated by Dennis Flanders.
16 Raynor, John. Illustrated by Dennis Flanders. A WESTMINSTER CHILDHOOD.
Cassell, London, 1973, first edition. 
213 pp, 8vo (8 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0304291838 B&w illustrations. "When John Raynor, composer of nearly seven hundred song settings, died so tragically in a road accident in 1970, he left behind not only his lifetime's musical work, but the manuscript of this enchanting account of the years of his childhood. His father was Arthur Guy Sandars Raynor, a famous Master of the King's Scholars at Westminster School, and the young John spent his earliest years in the g r e y p r e s ence of London's great Abbey. History and tradition were the day-long companions of the perceptive, sensitive child, who indeed was born at No. 3, Little Dean's Yard, 'that inmost court of an inner court, the quietest and dreamies t p la ce i n L on do n' . But there were sounds and colours and images that were to stay with him all his life and which he recorded so evocatively in this book: the brilliant-hued flowers of Westminster's secluded gardens; the magic of first h ea rin g t he Abb ey 's glo rio us organ; the clocks of London that became a lifelong passion; nursery fires and braziers; his mother's jewel case and his father's butterfly case, full of dazzling, glittering, shimmering things to feast a child's ey es. Te rror an d sa dne ss also cas t their shadows, to persist into later life: a haunted bedroom which drove the five-year-old boy to the brink of a nervous breakdown; the nameless, primitive horror borne on the wind from a tannery; the dreade d ch urch door whic h pro ved to have had h um an skin nailed to it; the death of a brother, killed in the holocaust of 1918. This is a quiet, gentle book, written by a gentle man whose love for the England that he knew shines as surely in these 'r ecoll ectio ns in tran quilit y' o f a happ y, com ple te childhood at the beginning of the century as it does in the songs by which he has so greatly enriched English music." Light fading at top edge of spine and at part of rear board, very smal l ligh t stai n on b ottom of text block , ve ry min or edge wea r. Dust jacket is price clipped, has light wrinkling and wear at top of spine and flap-folds, light fading to spine color, one small and one tiny closed tear. Very Good/Very Good 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
17 Reynolds, James. Introduction by Padraic Colum. GHOSTS IN IRISH HOUSES.
New York Creative Age Press 1947 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ Good- James Reynolds. Inscribed
283 pp, 10 3/4" H. Boldly inscribed on half title page: "All good Fortune / James Reynolds", with double underscore and a star beneath. Map of Ireland on endpapers in shades of green and white showing location of the haunted houses. 9 colour plates, including frontispiece (collated), plus 16 full page b&w drawings and 4 smaller b&w drawings. **Please note: at some time in its life, this book has been "married" to a Bonanza dust jacket of the same or similar vintage that fits it perfectly - i.e. this is not the original dust jacket.** "With senses tuned to the cry of the banshee, no people are more intimate with spirits - both horrible and friendly - than the richly imaginative Irish. In this magnificently conceived and superbly executed book, James Reynolds, Irish-born painter, horseman, and traveler, has selected and retold twenty-two folk tales from a collection of more than two hundred gathered during his life in Ireland. He invariably captures the perfect note of eerie, the terrifying, and the comic in these paintings, drawings, and this subtly polished prose; for he is 'ghost-conscious' and 'castle-conscious', as Padraic Colum says, and can describe with the words of a poet what a painter sees. Here are ghosts and demons that have flouished from the tenth to the twentieth century - the horrible, gluttonous ghost of Jason Bannott, the harpies of 'The Ghostly Catch', the madly comic ghosts of the O'Haggerty twins - all the ghosts that midnight fancy shivers to imagine." Spine color has darkened, light browning to edges of text block, minor wrinkling at top/bottom of spine, a one inch very light red pencil line on blank page 12, a 1/8" strip of browning at top edge of page 6, slight toning in page margins, very small paper slub on chapter title page 89. Dust jacket has light browning on inside, tear (archivally taped) at top of rear panel with soft crease; light discoloration on fore-edge of front flap, at top of spine and under wrinkles in laminate on rear panel, light browming at top edge, tiny closed tear on spine. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
YOU ARE NEVER ALONE:  OUR LIFE ON THE DONNELLY HOMESTEAD.  REVISED EDITION., Salts, J. Robert. .
18 Salts, J. Robert. . YOU ARE NEVER ALONE: OUR LIFE ON THE DONNELLY HOMESTEAD. REVISED EDITION.
Lucan, Ontario J. Robert Salts 1997 0968156703 / 9780968156704 Revised Edition Soft Cover Very Good Inscribed By Author
92 pp, 11" H. B&w photographs, drawings. Inscribed by author on title page: "J. Robert Salt / from the / Donnelly / Homestead / on the / Roman Line". The author, whose family purchased and lived on the old Donnelly homestead, recounts the history of the massacre in which five of the family members died "in the early hours of the morning of Wednesday, February 4th, 1880" and his and others experiences of strange happenings during their subsequent residence. Interior - tiny bump at top/bottom corner of approx. first 15 pages, minor toning on inside of covers, otherwise clean and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - very small bump at top/bottom corner of front cover, a few minor wrinkles on covers. 
Price: 22.50 USD
 
 
THE ROYAL HOMES IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE.  HIGHGROVE, GATCOMBE PARK, NETHER LYPIATT., Sanders, Geoffrey and Verey, David.  Foreword by Rosemary Verey.  Photographs by Paul Felix.  Edited by Sian Ellis.
19 Sanders, Geoffrey and Verey, David. Foreword by Rosemary Verey. Photographs by Paul Felix. Edited by Sian Ellis. THE ROYAL HOMES IN GLOUCESTERSHIRE. HIGHGROVE, GATCOMBE PARK, NETHER LYPIATT.
Alan Sutton, Stroud, 1992, updated edition. 
128 pp, small 4to (10 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0750900784 Colour and b&w photographs. "Highgrove, Nether Lypiatt and Gatcombe Park are set only a few miles apart on the south-western edge of the Cotwolds, and in recent times have firmly established Gloucestershire's links with royalty. Yet royal links with the county can be traced back to Saxon times. William I kept Christmas at Glouceter and held his Parliament there, the Forest of Dean was of course a renowned royal hunt ing ground, while in modern times Queen Mary stayed at Badminton between the two world wars and the Duke of Windsor frequented Tetbury during the 1920s and '30s. This book, first published in 1981 and now extensively updated, traces the his t o r y a n d ownership of the three present-day royal homes - Highgrove, home of The Prince and Princess of Wales, Nether Lypiatt, home of Prince and Princess Michael Kent, and Gatcombe Park, home of The Princess Royal. It includes architectural d et ai ls an d de scribes the changes that have been made to the properties over the years, as well as looking back on the Gloucestershire worthies, ghosts and distinguished visitors who haunted these relatively modest houses until comparatively rec ent ly. T h e t ex t i s complemented by old engravings, historical and architectural illustrations, and new specially commissioned colour photographs....This new edition also includes a foreword by Rosemary Verey, who also provides fresh info rmat ion on t he g ar dens of the se royal Gloucestershire homes." Minor rub on front board, tiny dint on bottom edge of front board. Dust jacket has minor edge wrinkling. Near Fine/Near Fine 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
GHOST STORIES OF LONDON., Thay, Edrick.
20 Thay, Edrick. GHOST STORIES OF LONDON.
Ghost House Books, Edmonton, AB, 2004. 
224 pp, 8 1/4" H, soft cover. ISBN 1894877446 B&w photographs. "With its rich history and dramatic personalities, London has long been considered one of the world's most haunted places. In this fascinating new collection, storyteller Edrick Thay combs ten centuries of history in search of the city's most terrifying and interesting ghosts. In the armory of the Tower of London, a mysterious force throws a cloak over a guard's head and begins to choke him; a long-dead earl carries his h e a d t hrough a concealed door in Holland House, now a youth hostel; Dick Turpin, a notorious highwayman (and sometime kissing bandit), haunts the charming Spaniards Inn in Hampstead; clad in deerskins and a helmet of antlers, the former game wa rd en o f W in dsor Castle returns to the spot where he took his own life centuries ago; the bleak spirit of one of Henry VIII's luckless wives reappears in a chapel at Hampton Court, site of her scandalous and untimately fatal love affair; waverin g o n t he ed ge of the London Embankment, suicidal ghosts terrify eyewitnesses near Cleopatra's Needle; the spirit of a gorgous 17th-century lady, brutally murdered by a jealous suitor, materializes in Bleeding Heart Yard; a famous stage actor re visi ts t he Ade lph i Th eatre, his former stomping grounds, for an otherworldly encore; an Egyptian mummy brings death and mischief to the British Museum, leading many to label it as cursed - and more." Interior - previous owner's neam in ink on first page , o ther wise clea n and tight with no other ownership marks. Exterior - Tiny bump at bottom of hinges, and at corners of covers, two very soft creases on front cover. Very Good 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
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