Ghost Stories; Collected With a Particular View to Counteract the Vulgar Belief in Ghosts and Apparitions
These 20 stories, probably aimed at young readers, are meant to counteract "the inbred horror of supernatural phantoms." Felix Octavius Carr Darley (1821-1888) was an American watercolour painter and illustrator, known for his illustrations in works by well-known 19th century authors like James Fenimore Cooper, Charles Dickens, Nathaniel Hawthorne, etc.
Publisher: James Miller
Date Published: 1865
Place Published: New York
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 192 p. 20 cm. Nine engravings by F. O. C. Darley out of the ten called for. Green cloth hardcover with blind impressing. Mild wear. Ink signature on front endpaper and blind stamp for Everett Bleiler on title page. Some spotting or thumbing throughout. Small tape-repaired tear to plate opposite p.142.