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6 edition of Charles Keeping"s book of classic ghost stories. found in the catalog.

Charles Keeping"s book of classic ghost stories.

Charles Keeping"s book of classic ghost stories.

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Published by Bedrick, Blackie in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ghost stories, English.,
  • Ghost stories, American.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsKeeping, Charles.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR1309.G5 C48 1986
    The Physical Object
    Pagination142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2717581M
    ISBN 100872260968
    LC Control Number86010774

    Classic Ghost Stories is filled with creepy stories to chill, thrill and send shivers down the spine. These stories are some of the very best from a rich tradition of terrifying tales. Included are renowned authors such as Edgar Allan Poe, Sir Arthur .


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Many works are not written in the vernacular, which makes the reading a little less interesting, but Keepings outstanding illustrations really enhance each story/5.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: illustrations ; 25 cm: Contents: The body snatchers / Robert Louis Stevenson --The black cat / Edgar Allan Poe --The adventures of the German student / Washington Irving --The Canterville ghost / Oscar Wilde --Escort / Daphne du Maurier.

Charles Keeping's Book of Classic Ghost Stories by Charles Keeping. Peter Bedrick Books. Hardcover. VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamps.

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book twenty picture also illustrated the complete works of Charles Dickens for the Folio : 22 SeptemberLambeth, London, England.

Interest in supernatural phenomena was high during Charles Dickens' lifetime. He had always loved a good ghost story himself, particularly at Christmas time, and was open-minded, willing to accept, and indeed put to the test, the existence of spirits.

His natural inclinations toward drama and the macabre made him a brilliant teller of ghost tales, and in the twenty stories presented. Charles Keeping had his work exhibited all over the world and throughout his career illustrated over books.

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