London: Hamish Hamilton, 1983. First Edition (& 1st printing). Octavo, original green boards lettered in gold on spine panel. 160 pp. Illustrated half-title & title page spread, plus numerous illustrations throughout the text and colour wrap-around dust jacket, all by John Lawrence. Boards lightly faded at extremities; very slight lean to spine, minor spotting to top page edges. A very good copy in an attractive & clean dust jacket, lightly rubbed at corners, spine panel very slightly tanned, price corner (£7.95 Net) intact. A nice copy. Item #312891
¶ A genuinely eerie ghost story in the Victorian tradition. Basis for several film, radio and television adaptations, as well as having been adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt in 1987. Popularity and media adaptations aside, this is a superbly told (and terrifying) ghost story.