The Stoneground Ghost Tales. Complied from the Recollections of the Reverend Roland Batchel, Vicar of the Parish. E. G. SWAIN, 1861–1938.

The Stoneground Ghost Tales. Complied from the Recollections of the Reverend Roland Batchel, Vicar of the Parish.

Cambridge: W. Heffer and Sons Ltd., 1912. [Ghost stories] FIRST EDITION. Octavo (19 x 14cm), pp.[8]; 187; [1] imprint. Publisher's blue cloth blocked in black to spine and in black and white to upper. Engraved bookplate to pastedown, ownership and date stamps of L.A. Wilmshurst to flyleaf. Textblock a little shaken, some spotting to edges and sporadically within. Cloth lightly rubbed to extremities, bottom corners bumped. A scarce collection. Very good. Edmund Gill Swain a contemporary and colleague of M.R. James produced this collection of ghost stories set in The Fens, the stories present are: The Man with the Roller, Bone to his Bone, The Richpins, The Eastern Window, Lubrietta, The Rockery, The Indian Lamp Shade, The Place of Safety, and The Kirk Spook. Item #55449

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