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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Ayer Co Pub
Publication date June 1, 1919
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780836939804
ISBN-10 0836939808
Dimensions 0.50 by 5.75 by 8 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Business
Original list price $14.95
§As reported by publisher
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: This volume of M.R. James's classic ghostly fiction contains: "Preface," "The Residence at Whitminster," "The Diary of Mr. Poynter," "The Episode of Cathedral History," "The Story of a Disappearance and an appearance," and "Two Doctors."

About this volume, the author wrote: "I have had my doubts about the wisdom of publishing a third set of tales; sequels are, not only proverbially but actually, very hazardous things. However, the tales make no pretence but to amuse, and my friends have not seldom asked for the publication. So not a great deal is risked, perhaps, and perhaps also some one's Christmas may be the cheerfuller for a storybook which, I think, only once mentions the war."

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Hardcover
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from Ayer Co Pub (June 1, 1919)
9780836939804 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.00 × 0.50 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $14.95
About: This volume of M.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780548885093 Book cover for 9780809501564 Book cover for 9781438520391 Book cover for 9781496164308 Book cover for 9781507898703 Book cover for 9781515327950 Book cover for 9781517311469
 
from Createspace Independent Pub (September 15, 2015); titled "A Thin Ghost and Others"
9781517311469 | details & prices | 76 pages | 8.50 × 11.00 × 0.18 in. | List price $8.99
About: Collection of stories by Montague Rhodes James, a noted medieval scholar and provost of King's College, Cambridge and of Eton College.
from Createspace Independent Pub (August 3, 2015); titled "A Thin Ghost and Others"
9781515327950 | details & prices | 60 pages | 7.44 × 9.69 × 0.14 in. | 0.38 lbs | List price $6.99
from Createspace Independent Pub (February 10, 2015); titled "A Thin Ghost and Others"
9781507898703 | details & prices | 56 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.13 in. | List price $8.00
About: The only annotated edition of M.
from Createspace Independent Pub (March 7, 2014); titled "A Thin Ghost and Others"
9781496164308 | details & prices | 48 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.11 in. | List price $9.99
About: Two of these stories, the third and fourth, have appeared in print in the Cambridge Review, and I wish to thank the proprietor for permitting me to republish them here.
from Book Jungle (June 30, 2009); titled "A Thin Ghost and Others"
9781438520391 | details & prices | 80 pages | List price $10.45
About: This book was originally published prior to 1923, and represents a reproduction of an important historical work, maintaining the same format as the original work.
from Kessinger Pub Co (February 28, 2008); titled "A Thin Ghost And Others"
9780548885093 | details & prices | 160 pages | List price $21.95
About: This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original.
With M. R. James | from Wildside Pr (January 30, 2007); titled "A Thin Ghost and Others"
9780809501564 | details & prices | 80 pages | List price $11.95
About: This volume of M.

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