THE UNINVITED. Dorothy Macardle.


Garden City, New York: Doubleday, Doran and Company, Inc., 1942. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii-viii [ix-x] [1] 2-342, original blue-green cloth, spine stamped in gold. First U.S. edition. The author's best known novel, a ghost story-haunted house novel which became a bestseller here in the U.S.; published in the U.K. as UNEASY FREEHOLD (1941). Filmed in 1944 with Ray Milland. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 124. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1064. Sullivan (ed), The Penguin Encyclopedia of Horror and the Supernatural, p. 275. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 128. Reginald 09409A. Former owner's name in ink to front free end paper, spine a little leaned, a very good or somewhat better copy in a very good dust jacket with a small triangular chip to the lower front panel (5 mm wide, 12 mm deep) and a small closed tear (7 mm) with crease to upper front panel, chipping with loss to spine ends, moderate sun fade to spine panel which also has a vertical crease down the center. An uncommon book in jacket. (16246). Item #16246

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