1936 The Ghost Man By Gerald Verner Very Scarce First Uk Edition Dustwrapper For Sale
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The Ghost Man
By Gerald Verner
1936 - London - Wright and Brown
7.5" by 5"; (vi) 288pp.
A very scarce copy of the mysterious Gerald Verner's The Ghost Man.
Verner - believed to be a pseudonym of John Robert Stuart Pringle - had over 130 books published under four pseudonyms during his lifetime and was hugely popular with his audience and a favourite of the Duke of Windsor, who was presented with an especially bound set of 15 of Verner's thrillers.
Complete with original dustwrapper.
In a full cloth binding with original priceclipped dustwrapper, protected by Brodart wraps. Externally, smart with light shelfwear and minor sunning to spine only. Dustwrapper is sound and generally bright. Previous institutional home has strengthened wrappers with brown paper to rear and conducted tape repairs to all extremities. Internally, binding is tender in places with some pages beginning to work loose. Pagesare bright and generally clean with just a few faint spots or handling marks in places. Small closed tears to some page edges have been neatly repaired with tape.
Overall: GOOD ONLY in a GOOD dustwrapper.
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1936 The Ghost Man By Gerald Verner Very Scarce First Uk Edition Dustwrapper: $230