Uncanny Tales Here are all eight of F. Marion Crawford's supernatural pieces, including the rare story "The King's Messenger", as well as such classics as "The Upper Berth" (considered by many to be the finest ghost story ever written) and many more.
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Book Description Tartarus Press:, Leyburn, 2008. Hardcover, Limited edition, New in dust jacket, One of 349 copies produced. "Uncanny Tales is one of the classic collections of ghost and horror stories. Dorothy Scarborough, one of their earliest critics and connoisseurs observed: 'Few writers have equalled F. Marion Crawford in the modern ghost story. His tales have a curdling intensity, a racking horror that set them far above the ordinary supernatural fiction. They linger in the mind long after one has tried in vain to forget them, if indeed one ever does forget their sense of evil power. There is in each of his stories an individual horror that marks it as distinct from its fellows . . .' This volume not only adds to the collection F. Marion Crawford's 'lost' story, 'The King's Messenger', but also further uncanny tales by his sisters, Mary and Anne. The former, Mrs Hugh Fraser, adds an account of werewolves in the Campagna, and the latter, Countess von Rabe (writing as Von Degen), two weird tales; 'A Mystery of the Campagna' and 'A Shadow on a Wave.'". Bookseller Inventory # 40661
Book Description Tartarus, Leyburn, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Second Edition. 2nd Tartarus edition, Fine in Fine DJ. Includes three stories by his two sisters. Bookseller Inventory # 49910
Book Description Leyburn, North Yorkshire; Tartarus Press, 2008., 2008. Hardcover. FIRST THUS togther with "A Were-Wolf of the Campagna" by Mrs Hugh Fraser and " A Mystery of the Campagna" and " A Shadow on a Wave"by Von Degen (the Author's two sisters). Large octavo. xvi, ,239 pp. Frontispiece portraits of the Author and his sisters. Book Condition: Fine. Jacket Condition: Fine. Publisher's royal blue cloth with gilt titles and skull motif to upper board, in unclipped pictorial dust-jacket. Yellow ribbon placemarker; blue endpapers. A classic collection of ghost and horror stories with an Introduction by Richard Dalby on the life and works of the literary family. Bookseller Inventory # 3935
Book Description Tartarus Press, Leyburn, 2008 First Edition Thus. Hardback. Dust Jacket., 2008. 8vo. pp xvi, 239. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered gilt on spine. Limited edition of 250 copies, this being no. 85. Including three stories by F. Marion Crawford's sisters. ISBN: 9781905784110 Fine in fine dust jacket. Bookseller Inventory # C23276
Book Description The Tartarus Press, 2009. Book Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Bookseller Inventory # 1905784112-2-4