Ghost Stories by Algernon Blackwood Signed by Blackwood 1938

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A collection of twenty-two of Blackwood’s ghost stories printed between 1906 and 1910, printed here in chronological sequence, with an introspective introduction by the author. A polymath, working as a journalist, broadcasting narrator, novelist and a short story writer, Blackwood is best remembered for his ghost stories.

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Blackwood, Algernon. The Tales of Algernon Blackwood. London: Martin Secker, Publisher to the Richards Press, 8 Charles Street, St. James’s Square, 1938. Signed on the portrait frontispiece, from a photograph by Douglas Ltd., by Algernon Blackwood (1869-1961). 25 cm. Blue cloth, no dust jacket. The spine is creased and sunned but not broken. The book block is solid and secure. 8vo. [xv; 684 pages; 2 blanks] A collection of twenty-two of Blackwood’s stories printed between 1906 and 1910, printed  here in chronological sequence, with an introspective introduction by the author. A polymath, working as a journalist, broadcasting narrator, novelist and a short story writer, Blackwood is best remembered for his ghost stories. The twenty-two stories of the genre included are:

  1. ”The Empty House”
  2. “A case of Eavesdropping”
  3. “Strange Adventures”
  4. “With Intent to Steal”
  5. “Keeping His Promise”
  6. “The Wood of the Dead”
  7. “A Suspicious Gift”
  8. “The Listener”
  9. “Max Hensic”
  10. “The Willows”
  11. “The Insanity of Jones”
  12. “The Dance of Death”
  13. “May Day Eve”
  14. “The Woman’s Ghost Story”
  15. “A Psychical Invasion”
  16. “Ancient Sorceries”
  17. “The Woman’s Ghost Story”
  18. “The Nemesis of Fire”
  19. “Secret Worship”
  20. “The Camp of the Dog”
  21. “The Man from ‘The Gods’”
  22. “The Wendigo”

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Author

Blackwood, Algernon

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The Tales of Algernon Blackwood Signed