THE DEATH SHIP - Arno Press / Russell, 1st 1976 - GOTHIC HORROR GHOSTS DUTCHMAN
THE DEATH SHIP: A STRANGE STORY
Book Details + Condition: Arno Press (New York). First Edition thus, 1976. Part of Arno Press' hard-to-find "Supernatural & Occult Fiction" collection. Hardcover with purple boards and silver titling to front and spine. Approximately 850 pages. Includes Volumes I, II and III in one volume. Facsimile reprint of the original publication, which was originally released in 1888. William Clark Russell's epic gothic ghost story, telling the tale of Geoffrey Fenton, a second-rate officer who embarks on the ship "Saracen". On the high seas, they encounter a brig who claims to have sighted the mythical ghost ship of the Flying Dutchman, a cursed vessel that can never reach port, condemned to sail forever and bring bad luck to any ship that crosses its path. This information starts haunting the captain of the Saracen due to the contagious bad luck that this may entail - coming true, when Fenton suffers an accident. He's rescued by the ghostly crew of the Flying Dutchmen and the infamous Captain Vanderdecken. His only mission becomes to escape from the Death Ship.
From the massive occult collection of King Lawrence Parker - academic, dissertation author, and book collector extraordinaire. Book is in near-new, unread condition, with firm binding, bright boards, and a clean interior. Please see our other listings for more rare Arno Press publications.