In the case of a few of these skulls, they are the focus of hauntings which stop when the skull is laid to rest — but in the majority of stories, the act of removing the skull from inside the house is what sparks off the trouble. Westwood, J. The Lore of the Land. Clarke, David.
Ghosts and Legends of the Peak District. Volume 3. John Brown Publishing. Error - There was an error with your download request. Try again later. Get the Stitcher App Take your podcasts on-the-go! Download The Free App. Get the Stitcher App Send a link to your phone to take your podcasts on the go. Very good or a little better in dust jacket. Basis for several films.
First Printing of this cornerstone of horror literature, one of "the only two great novels of the supernatural in the last hundred years" Stephen King and the "great modern novel of supernatural horror. Previous owner's blind stamp to half-title page, else a superlative example, very lightly read if at all , tightly bound and clean throughout. Sullivan Penguin Encyclopedia , pp. The "most influential ghost story since The Turn of the Screw. The novel's famous first paragraph is deservedly considered one of the most elegantly atmospheric openings in modern American literature.
The dark heart of the novel lies in the manner in which Jackson so carefully portrays the relationship between lonely, disturbed outsider Eleanor Vance who, like so many of Jackson's heroines, has 'waited all her life for something to happen' and Hill House, which so readily begins to exploit her obvious vulnerabilities and overwhelming desire for a home of her own. With few exceptions always identified , we only stock books in exceptional condition, with dust jackets carefully preserved in archival, removable mylar sleeves.
All orders are packaged with care and posted promptly. Satisfaction guaranteed. Fine Editions Ltd is a member of the Independent Online Booksellers Association, and we subscribe to its codes of ethics. New York: Viking, One of the best ghost stories of the 20th century, and the basis for two films. Near fine, with the slightest of wear to the extremes of the dust wrapper. Very good plus in dust jacket. Hard Cover with Dust Jacket. The basis for the films The Haunting and The Haunting A very nice copy. Black lettered quarter yellow cloth over turquoise cloth boards.
Wrapped in pictorial dust jacket. Wear to extremities of jacket and less so the book itself.
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New York: The Viking Press, First edition. Stated "First published in by the Viking Press, Inc. Yellow and aqua cloth. The horror novel that inspired the and films titled The Haunting and the current Netflix show.
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Very good in dust jacket. Spine just slightly cocked. Jacket has light wear around the edges, but is bright and not clipped. Seller: Michael R. Ships with Tracking Number!
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May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! Yellow and Green cloth stamped in black. Top page edges stained dark blue.
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Some glue residue front and back endpapers. Dust Jacket with a little chipping at top and bottom of spine and some faint foxing on flaps.
Seller: Cultural Connection Published: Penguin Publishing Group, The dust jacket is missing. Dust jacket missing. Cover and binding are worn but intact. A reading copy in fair condition. Boards betray fading and nicks and other signs of wear and imperfection commensurate with age. Moisture stains on the boards have not bled through to any of the pages. Binding is structurally sound. Erstwhile owner's signature on front pastedown; interior pages absent any extraneous marks. Sealed in plastic bag for shipping. Secure packaging for safe delivery. London: Michael Joseph, A first edition, first printing published by Michael Joseph.
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One of the finest works of 20th Century supernatural fiction. One of the top fantasy novels as suggested by Jim Cawthorn and Michael Moorcock [p].
Recently adapted for Netflix, well received. There is a some light off-setting to the half title page. Unclipped wrapper with one neat repaired tear.
Some wear to the head and tail of the spine and corners. Cover art by Charles Gorham. Seller: John Atkinson Books Published: Mass Market Paperback.