Item #11450 SOME GHOST STORIES. Burrage.


[London]: Cecil Palmer, [1927]. Octavo, [1-2] [i-iv] vvii [viii] 1-276 [277-78], original black cloth, front and spine stamped in white, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. The first of Burrage's two collections of weird fiction (the other was SOMEONE IN THE ROOM [1931] published under the pseudonym "Ex-Private X"). "Burrage's underrated short stories are deft and subtle, and include a number of poignant posthumous fantasies." - Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-43. "The best stories in SOME GHOST STORIES and SOMEONE IN THE ROOM are intelligent, well crafted, and imaginative..." - Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 64. Some foxing to prelims and last leaf, mild wear to spine ends and corners, a very good copy. (11450). Item #11450

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