Ghosts with a Purpose. Ghosts, Elliott O'DONNELL.

Ghosts with a Purpose.

London: William Rider, 1951. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. 196pp. Light blue cloth lettered in black on spine. The first edition of this collection of stories about scheming ghosts ("authentic cases which demonstrate that ghostly phenomena are not always without purpose - that they sometimes do occur for a very definite reason.") By Elliott O'Donnell (1872 - 1965), an Irish author who became famous for his books on ghosts and the supernatural. Corners bruised, spine somewhat canted, top-edge lightly browned, otherwise a solid, internally-clean VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (dust jacket price-clipped, a bit chipped & worn along edges, panels rubbed and lightly creased). Item #48947

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