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    William Croft Dickinson. The Sweet Singers and Three Other Remarkable Occurrents. Edinburgh, London: Oliver and Boyd, 1953. First edition. Octavo, decorated stiff card wrappers. Touch of wear at spine ends, a nearly fine copy without dust jacket as issued.

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    Collects four ghost stories, "The Sweet Singers," "Can These Stones Speak?," "The Eve of St. Botulph" and "Return at Dusk," all later collected in DARK ENCOUNTERS. "British historian and archeologist who produced what have been termed 'Ghost Stories of a Scottish Antiquary,' in DARK ENCOUNTERS (1963), an excellent collection in the manner of M. R. James. All of his tales demonstrate a thorough knowledge of Scottish folklore, as well as sound storytelling ability." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 127. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume II, p. 39. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992).



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