Frederick Cowles - The Horror of Abbot’s Grange and Other Stories, Muller 1936, 1st Edition with Original Dust Jacket

  • £2,500.00


This is the first edition of Frederick Cowles - The Horror of Abbott’s Grange, which comes with the Dust Jacket and has 255 numbered pages, with an additional printed page at the back that is not numbered.

The book is hardback with grey cloth covering and green writing.
This is a lovely book and rare, it is Frederick Cowles first collection of ghost stories and is dedicated to Dom Cuthbert Formby, in memory of some happy days at Cambridge when we used to tell ghost stories.
Condition: The covers are in a very good condition with some curling at the top and bottom edges. There is some minor foxing and pages slightly tanned. Page 249 - 251 minor tear to bottom right, similar on pages 245 - 248. Minor folding damage to top right of pages 241 - 244. Dust Jacket is the original and is damaged as usual as shown in the pictures. Dust Jacket protected by plastic archive film.
Printed in Great Britain by Sherratt and Hughes at the St. Ann’s Press, Manchester.
Stories include: The Horror of Abbot's Grange, The House on the Marsh, Room for One, The New Inn, Terrible Mrs. Greene, The Mandarin's Chair, The Haunted Church, The Castle in the Forest, The Bell, One Side Only, Guardians of the Dead, The Unfinished Tower, The Headless Leper, The Pink Columbine, Passenger from Crewe, The Ring, Eyes for the Blind, Treasure Trove, The Limping Ghost, The Thing from the Sea.