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    [Ghosts]. Ghost-Stories; Collected with a Particular View to Counteract the Vulgar Belief in Ghosts and Apparitions. London: Ackermann, 1823. First edition. Six hand-colored engravings.

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    [Ghosts]. Ghost-Stories; Collected with a Particular View to Counteract the Vulgar Belief in Ghosts and Apparitions. London: R. Ackermann, 1823. First edition. Illustrated with six hand-colored engravings.

    Twelvemo. [xxii], 292 pages. With six hand-colored engravings inserted throughout. Bound in modern three-quarter red levant morocco over red cloth boards, spine tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments, five raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endleaves. Front joint cracking (yet still quite solid), a few leaves have repaired chips, light dampstaining to boards, some minor soiling in text. Still, good. Housed in modern custom-built cloth slipcase.

    Prideaux 337.

    From the John McLaughlin/Book Sail Collection.

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