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  • SPECTER! A Chrestomathy of 'Spookery.' by [Anthology, signed] Pronzini, Bill, editor (Joe R. Lansdale, Barry N. Malzberg, Marcia Muller, contributors)
    [Anthology, signed] Pronzini, Bill, editor (Joe R. Lansdale, Barry N. Malzberg, Marcia Muller, contributors)
    SPECTER! A Chrestomathy of 'Spookery.'

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Arbor House, (1982). SIGNED first edition - In addition to original stories by the authors shown above, this anthology reprints some classic ghost stories, both old and new by well-known writers like Poe, and less know Oliver Onions. SIGNED by Joe Lansdale at his story "Fish Night." Interesting introduction by Pronzini on the history of ghost stories, extensive bibliography. ISBN: 0-87795-4038.

    Condition: Very good (some curling to the edges of the covers.)

    Book ID: 62949
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  • Carroll, Rick (collected by).
    HAWAI'I'S BEST SPOOKY TALES: Local True Spine Tinglers.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Honolulu, The Best Press, (1997.). First edition - Stories of inexplicable encounters, childhood experiences, family stories spanning generations, written by many Hawai'ians. Includes a 'guide to spooky places' - a listing of sites on the various islands which have a spiritual or mystical significance. Illustrated, maps. 160 pp plus the 18 pp guide. ISBN: 1-57306-0313.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 29220
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  • Ingoldsby, Thomas.(illustrated by Cruikshank and Leech.)
    THE INGOLDSBY LEGENDS or MIRTH AND MARVELS.

    Edition: Later edition..

    London: George Routledge and Sons, 1894. Hardcover - A complete edition with reproductions of the original illustrations by Cruikshank and Leech. Ghosts, spectres, witches, demons, babes in the wood, smugglers, bucanneers and others populate these tales told in prose and poetry. Includes facsimiles of the original title pages for both the first and second series. 607 pp

    Condition: Good condition in red cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. Top edge gilt. Foxing to the endpapers, but contents are clean - slight fading to spine.

    Book ID: 29764
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  • Kelley, Thomas P.
    VENGEANCE OF THE BLACK DONELLYS.

    Edition: Trade paperback. Revised edition.

    Toronto: Pagurian Press, (1988.). 'Canada's most feared family strikes back from the grave.' In 1880 in a lnoely farmhouse near Lucan, Ontario, one of the bloodiest massacres in Canadian history occurred when five members of the hated Donnelly family were brutally murdered. As she was being clubbed to death, old Johannah Donnelly set a curse on her killers - that every one of them would die a violent death. Although the author states that this book is not a factual account but fiction, this story of how the Donnellys were finally avenged is based on stories told in the area - in writing it, Kelley talked to oldtimers in Lucan area and searched through old newspaper, police and court records. 211 pp. ISBN: 0-889321361.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 30444
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  • Leithauser, Brad
    PENCHANTS AND PLACES, Essays and Criticisms

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1995. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Essays on books and authors - including the ghost stories of Henry James and M. R. James, the Japanese writers Tanazaki, Murikami and Abe, Flannery O'Connor and others. Other topics include Iceland -especially the novel 'Independent People' by Haldor Laxness - and mathematicians - the first book of essays by this award winning poet and novelist. 284 pp. ISBN: 0-679-429980.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28277
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  • THE GHOSTS OF KERFOL. by Noyes, Deborah.
    Noyes, Deborah.
    THE GHOSTS OF KERFOL.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press, (2008.). SIGNED first edition - A collection of five intertwined short stories, spanning the ages from 1613 to 2006, and inspired by Edith Wharton's classic ghost story 'Kerfol.' SIGNED on the title page.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55927
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  • DRY WATER. by Nylund, Eric S.
    Nylund, Eric S.
    DRY WATER.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Avon, (1997). Story set in the revived New Mexico ghost town of Dry Water. Tim Powers described this book as 'full-throttle fantasy...yet solidly rooted in world history and the soil of the American Southwest.' 311 pp. Cover art by Donato. ISBN: 0-380-785420.

    Condition: Very near fine in a illustrated wrappers (remainder line)

    Book ID: 58456
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  • DRY WATER. by Nylund, Eric S.
    Nylund, Eric S.
    DRY WATER.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: Avon, (1998). Story set in the revived New Mexico ghost town of Dry Water. Tim Powers described this book as 'full-throttle fantasy...yet solidly rooted in world history and the soil of the American Southwest.' Includes an excerpt from Nylund's next novel, 'Signal to Noise.' 362 pp. ISBN: 0-380-796147.

    Condition: Fine.

    Book ID: 64269
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  • HAUNTED: Tales of the Grotesque. by Oates. Joyce Carol.
    Oates. Joyce Carol.
    HAUNTED: Tales of the Grotesque.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1994) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of sixteen stories ranging from classic ghost stories to portrayals of chilling psychological terror. Includes an afterword by Oates. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-525936556.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 83187
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  • STORIES FROM A DARK & EVIL WORLD / CUENTOS DEL MUNDO MALEVOLO. by Pijoan, Teresa.
    Pijoan, Teresa.
    STORIES FROM A DARK & EVIL WORLD / CUENTOS DEL MUNDO MALEVOLO.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Santa Fe, NM: Red Crane Books, (1999). SIGNED first edition - Bilingual ghost stories of Hispanic and Hispanic American origin, in both English and Spanish . Translated into Spanish by Sharon Franco. INSCRIBED on the title page : To -- stories to wander through-keep telling always! and dated in the year of publication, 229 pp. ISBN: 1878610716.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 61289
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  • STORIES FROM A DARK & EVIL WORLD / CUENTOS DEL MUNDO MALEVOLO. by Pijoan, Teresa.
    Pijoan, Teresa.
    STORIES FROM A DARK & EVIL WORLD / CUENTOS DEL MUNDO MALEVOLO.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Santa Fe, NM: Red Crane Books, (1999). SIGNED first edition - Bilingual ghost stories of Hispanic and Hispanic American origin, in both English and Spanish . Translated into Spanish by Sharon Franco. SIGNED on the title page, 229 pp. ISBN: 1878610716.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 62067
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