Greek and Roman Ghost Stories
A rare first edition from 1912 of hauntings in classical civilization
First edition, first printing. Hardback, bound in the original blue cloth with gilt titling to spine and front. 20 × 13cm, 79pp.
A rare first edition in which the author gathers stories from classical literature and history. The book has seven chapters: 1. The Power of the Dead to Return to Earth, 2. The Belief in Ghosts in Greece and Rome, 3. Stories of Hauntings, 4. Necromancy, 5. Visions of the Dead in Sleep, 6. Apparitions of the Dead, and 7. Warning Apparitions.
A sound copy in good condition. There is some bumping to the corners, particularly outer lower. The endpapers and pastedowns are foxed, with lighter foxing throughout the book, and the pages edges are browned. However, the inner binding is secure and the book is free from inscription.
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