1894 Rare First Edition - THE WATER GHOST and other Ghost Stories by John Kendrick Bangs.
Author: John Kendrick Bangs.
Title: THE WATER GHOST and Others. Illustrated.
Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1894. First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 7 " X 5 ".
Pages: 296 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original full cloth binding beautifully decorated (hinges fine, overall slightly scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, ex-libris and signature of Louis V. Ledoux author and poet who wrote several books of poetry and prose and was a recognized authority on Japanese prints on the first endpaper - has shown, rare light foxing or staining - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with the frontispiece and the 40 full-page illustrations.
Estimate: (USD 150 - USD 300)
The book: Attractive and Rare First Edition of The Water Ghost and Others (1894), a collection of spine-chilling ghost stories penned by American author and satirist, John Kendrick Bangs. Known for his wit and humor, Bangs adeptly melds these elements into supernatural narratives, resulting in a unique blend of whimsical horror. Set in a variety of locales, the stories weave together spectral encounters with intriguing characters, often leading to unexpected outcomes. Bangs masterfully delves into the uncanny, inviting readers to ponder the boundaries between the natural and supernatural world. His rich storytelling ensures an enthralling reading experience.
The author: John Kendrick Bangs (May 27, 1862 – January 21, 1922) was an American author, humorist, editor and satirist.
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