Item #312440 THEY RETURN AT EVENING. A Book of Ghost Stories. H. R. WAKEFIELD.

THEY RETURN AT EVENING. A Book of Ghost Stories.

London: Philip Allan & Co.Ltd., Quality Court. [1928]. First Edition. Octavo, original black cloth titled in green on spine, bordered in blind on front panel. 33 pp + [2] pp ads at rear. Small tape ghosts on front & rear free endpapers, likely from an old attempt at "preserving" the book with some sort of taped protectorlight wear to cloth at edges, corners a bit soft, gilt lettering on spine somewhat dull. Overall, a sound, very good copy. Item #312440

¶ The author's first collection of supernatural stories, 'an excellent collection of original and varied ghostly tales' - Wilson, SHADOWS IN THE ATTIC (2000). Included is the celebrated tale of black magic 'He Cometh and He Passeth By', the main character of which - Oscar Clinton - is a thinly veiled fictional version of Aleister Crowley.

Price: $300.00

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