William Hope Hodgson - The Ghost Pirates, Stanley Paul & Co 1909, London, 1st Edition
The Ghost Pirates by William Hope Hodgson, published by Stanley Paul & Co. in 1909. This is the first edition published in Hardback, wonderful shaded maroon cloth with gold writing. 8ov, 267 Pages with 12 pages adverts at the back.
A beautiful rare book - "Strange as the glimmer of the ghastly light That shines from some vast crest of wave at night".
Condition: Fine copy overall, very nice - Curling at the top and bottom of the spine. Some foxing bottom edge and first few pages. Slight page yellowing throughout. Binding good and strong. No damage to any pages. Curling/Bruises on the corners of the hardback. See the pictures to make your own assessment of condition.