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TAYLOR, Joseph. Apparitions; or, the Mystery of Ghosts, Hobgoblins, & Haunted Houses, Developed. Being a Collection of Entertaining Stories, Founded on Fact; And Selected for the Purpose of Eradicating Those Ridiculous Fears... (FIRST EDITION - 1814)

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AUTHOR: TAYLOR, Joseph

TITLE: Apparitions; or, the Mystery of Ghosts, Hobgoblins, and Haunted Houses, Developed. Being a Collection of Entertaining Stories, Founded on Fact; And Selected for the Purpose of Eradicating Those Ridiculous Fears, Which the Ignorant, the Weak, and the Superstitious, Are But Too Apt To Encourage, for Want of Properly Examining into the Causes of Such Absurd Impositions.

PUBLISHER: London: by Macdonald & Son for Lackington, Allen, & Co., 1814.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION. 1 vol., 6-3/4" x 4-3/8", (i)223pp.(iii), complete with the engraved frontis title "The Haunted Beach". Bound in early 1/4 tan calf, neatly rebacked retaining portions of the original gilt spine.

CONDITION: Internally clean and bright, VERY GOOD.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Scarce we locate only 3 copies sold at auction after 1977. The last in 2017 for $1,200.

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