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DescriptionWilliam Hope Hodgson. Carnacki the Ghost-Finder. London: Eveleigh Nash, 1913. First edition. Octavo (7.25 x 4.875 inches; 186 x 125 mm.). 287, [1, ad], 16 [publisher's catalogue] pages. Publisher's red cloth, spine and front lettered in gilt, front and rear with decorative blind-stamping; all text block edges trimmed. Spine skewed; backstrip faded just a shade; spine ends rolled; slight wear along joints and at joint ends; boards lightly rubbed and soiled, particularly at rear; wear to edges, rear board bumped; corners tapped with boards peeking through cloth. Text block dulled; edges faintly foxed with handful of small stains; lending library label partially pulled up at front pastedown, a couple of purple stamps offsetting onto front free endpaper; rear endpapers faintly stained and foxed; minor, marginal foxing and spot-soiling scattered throughout interior. Very good overall. Queen's Quorum 53. Currey, p. 242.
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