Title: UNBIDDEN GUESTS: A BOOK OF REAL GHOSTS
Author: William Oliver Stevens
Publisher: Dodd, Mead & CompanyCity: New YorkYear: 1946Binding Style: Hardcover
Book Details + Condition: 1946 edition of UNBIDDEN GUESTS: A BOOK OF REAL GHOSTS, a gathering of well-vetted ghost tales that "range in time from the seventeenth century to the present day." The author gives record of what he believes to be genuine experiences as opposed to fictional ghost stories. He discusses “real ghosts,” of appearances and hauntings that have been fully authenticated, where the evidence has been corroborated by several independent witnesses. Included are stories of many types of hauntings, from poltergeist experiences, apparitions at the moment of death, ghost lights, animal spirits, and more. In very good condition: minor shelfwear; tight binding; bumped corners; pages are clean and free of interior markings save ex libris bookplate on front endpaper.
William Oliver Stevens [1878-1955] was an American writer and professor in the United States Naval Academy, who was interested in psychical research and paranormal investigation. Stevens has collected many famous ghost stories from the Society for Psychical Research in England and the American Society for Psychical Research, as well as from personal acquaintances.