London: Richard Bentley. 1855. Tenth Edition. Hardcover. Three volumes. Octavo, original green pebble-grained cloth decorated in blind on front & rear covers, titles and decorations in gilt on spines.  + 288 + 364 pp. Engraved ornamental titlepages (that of Vol. three printed in red & black), 18 plates by John Leech, George Cruikshank, and Robert Buss. Portrait frontispiece in Volume 3. Wear to spine ends, that of Volume three somewhat pronounced; spine tanned, some inner hinges cracking. A very good, sound set, quite attractive. Very Good. Item #313003
¶ Material originally published in BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, collected in book form. Classic collection of legends, ghost stories, tales of witchcraft and poetry (including "Singular Passage in the Life of the Late Henry Harris, D. D.", a tale of terror), supposedly recorded by Thomas Ingoldsby of Tappington Manor, actually a pseudonym of Richard Harris Barham.
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