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The Basilisk And Other Tales Of Dread

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"The Basilisk and Other Tales of Dread" brings together all the known weird stories from the pen of R. Murray Gilchrist. Themes of madness and doomed love predominate - and on the rare occasions when Gilchrist's protagonists survive the trials with which they are beset, it seems certain that they will be forever burdened with memories of their tragic experiences.

CONTENTS: Introduction: The Tragedies of R. Murray Gilchrist; The Crimson Weaver; The Stone Dragon; The Lover's Ordeal; The Manuscript of Francis Shackerley; Midsummer Madness; The Return; Dame Inowslad; The Lost Mistress; Witch In-Grain; The Basilisk; The Noble Courtesan; The Writings of Althea Swarthmoor; Roxana Runs Lunatick; The Grotto at Ravensdale; Excerpts from Witherton's Journal: Also a Letter of Crystalla's; My Friend; The Madness of Betty Hooton; Bubble Magic; Dryas and Lady Greenleaf; The Priest's Pavan; A Night on the Moor; The Pageant of Ghosts; Appendix: The Panicle; A Witch in the Peak; Sources.

Cover Art by Paul Lowe.

CONDITION: Very Good. Dust jacket has a protective cover which can be removed without harm to the book. Minor scuffing to blank black back of jacket. Top edge of pages show the slightest hint of specking. Black boards are clean and gilt on spine bright. Pages inside clean and bright with no inscriptions or notations. (See photos for details)

Item details

Added value:
First Edition in this Collection
Author(s):
Robert Murray Gilchrist
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1553100530
ISBN-13:
9781553100539
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Ash Tree Press
Title:
The Basilisk And Other Tales Of Dread

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"The Basilisk and Other Tales of Dread" brings together all the known weird stories from the pen of R. Murray Gilchrist. Themes of madness and doomed love predominate - and on the rare occasions when Gilchrist's protagonists survive the trials with which they are beset, it seems certain that they will be forever burdened with memories of their tragic experiences.

CONTENTS: Introduction: The Tragedies of R. Murray Gilchrist; The Crimson Weaver; The Stone Dragon; The Lover's Ordeal; The Manuscript of Francis Shackerley; Midsummer Madness; The Return; Dame Inowslad; The Lost Mistress; Witch In-Grain; The Basilisk; The Noble Courtesan; The Writings of Althea Swarthmoor; Roxana Runs Lunatick; The Grotto at Ravensdale; Excerpts from Witherton's Journal: Also a Letter of Crystalla's; My Friend; The Madness of Betty Hooton; Bubble Magic; Dryas and Lady Greenleaf; The Priest's Pavan; A Night on the Moor; The Pageant of Ghosts; Appendix: The Panicle; A Witch in the Peak; Sources.

Cover Art by Paul Lowe.

CONDITION: Very Good. Dust jacket has a protective cover which can be removed without harm to the book. Minor scuffing to blank black back of jacket. Top edge of pages show the slightest hint of specking. Black boards are clean and gilt on spine bright. Pages inside clean and bright with no inscriptions or notations. (See photos for details)

Added value:
First Edition in this Collection
Author(s):
Robert Murray Gilchrist
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2003
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1553100530
ISBN-13:
9781553100539
Number of pages:
187
Publisher:
Ash Tree Press
Title:
The Basilisk And Other Tales Of Dread

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