GHOST STORIES OF M.R. JAMES
Book Details + Condition: The Folio Society (London, UK), 1973. Hardcover with slip case. 207 pages. Collection of ghost stories by English author and medievalist Montague Rhodes James, originally published in 1931. James is known for his "antiquarian ghost stories," featuring characters whose interests align with his own historical studies. This edition is illustrated by famed lithographer Charles Keeping, who is best known for illustrating the works of Rosemary Sutcliff and Charles Dickens. It also features an introduction by Manx screenwriter Nigel Kneale, who adapted stories by George Orwell and H.G. Wells for the screen. Illustrated cloth binding with gilt lettering to spine, and includes cardboard slipcase. Firm binding; light storage wear to slipcase; interior is clean and free of markings.