Author:Wharton, Edith

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The Ghost Stories Of Edith Wharton.

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Constable and Co.: London: 1975.

Edition: First British edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 36798

ISBN: 0094604703

Condition: Page edges browning and lightly spotted, slight part-browning to endpapers, an almost fine copy in an almost fine dustjacket with light spotting along inner flaps and a touch of fading along the top edge of the rear panel.


276 pages: illustrated by Laszlo Rubinyi. View more info

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The Ghost-Feeler: Stories Of Terror And The Supernatural.

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: £15.00

Publisher: Peter Owen: London.: 1996.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 23031

ISBN: 0720609968

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Collects nine stories: edited and with a six-page introduction by Peter Haining. View more info

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The Triumph Of Night And Other Tales.

By: Wharton, Edith

Price: £50.00

Publisher: Tartarus Press: North Yorkshire.: 2008.

Edition: First edition (& 1st printing).

Seller ID: 22494

ISBN: 1905784066

Condition: Fine copy in a fine dustjacket (as new).


Throughout her career Wharton wrote ghost stories, and is a central figure within the genre in the twentieth century. When she collected many of her ghost stories together in Ghosts (1937) she put them under the 'special protection' of Walter de la Mare. Like him, she manages to evoke uncannily convincing atmospheres and characters, and in such stories as 'Afterward' the way in which the tale is told is so satisfying that one can only admire her craftsmanship. Wharton's collection Ghosts is described by E.F. Bleiler as a 'landmark volume in supernatural fiction', and to this has been added a ... View more info