The Book of Vampires.

New York: Causeway Books, 1973. Reprint. Hardcover. Octavo. x + 218pp. Red textured paper boards lettered in black on spine. A reprint, with new Introduction, of the revised second edition (1924) of Dudley Wright's survey of vampire myths and stories. Contents: Introductory, Excommunication and its Power, The Vampire in Babylonia, Assyria, and Greece, Vampirism in Great and Greater Britain, Vampirism in Germany and Surrounding Countries, Vampirism in Hungary, Bavaria, and Silesia, Vampirism in Servia and Bulgaria, Vampire Beliefs in Russia, Vampirism Among the Orientals, Miscellanea, Living Vampires, The Vampire in Literature, Fact or Fiction? Bibliography. Spine ends and corners lightly bruised and rubbed, pages toned, erasure marks on front blank endpaper. Overall a tight, unmarked VG+ copy in VG dust jacket (Dust jacket a bit darkened and rubbed, a few small chips and closed tears at edges, not clipped but a new price penciled on inside from flap). Item #61920
ISBN: 0883560070

Price: $8.00

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