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    Edith Wharton. Ghosts. New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Company, Incorporated, 1937. First edition. First printing with "(1)" below last line of text on page 406. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-xii [xiii-xiv] [1-2] 3-406, original blue cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold. Neat signature of a great old-time collector of weird fiction on front free endpaper. Spine panel lettering a bit dull, some of the usual tanning to endpapers along gutter margins, a good to very good copy.

    More Information: Collects eleven stories, including "Afterward," Wharton's most chilling ghost story. "One of America's finest writers of ghost stories." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 460. "A landmark volume in supernatural fiction." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1688. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 181. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-208.  Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 612-15. Tymn (ed), Horror Literature 3-251. Bleiler (1978), p. 207. Reginald 15185.

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