Further Stories from Lord Halifax's Ghost Book. Viscount Halifax., J. G. Lockhart.

Further Stories from Lord Halifax's Ghost Book.

London: Geoffrey Bles, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. Large octavo. xii + 172pp. + 4pp. ads. Cloth lettered in gilt on spine & front board. One of the more famous collections of British ghost-lore.The author, Charles Lindley Wood, 2nd Viscount Halifax (1839 – 1934) was a British ecumenist with a passion for collecting ghost stories which he retold to his children. This second collected volume of those stories, recalled from his childhood was edited and published by Lord Halifax's fourth son, who later became the 1st Earl of Halifax. Spine & boards rubbed & darkened, discolouration to fore-edge of upper board (damp?), upper rear corner chafed to board, page-edges browned, rear pastedown wrinkled, still a solid, internally-clean Good + reference copy (no dust jacket). Item #49234

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