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THE HAUNTED BOOKSHOP. by  Christopher Morley - Hardcover - (1955.) - from Bookfever.com, IOBA and Biblio.co.nz

THE HAUNTED BOOKSHOP.

by Morley, Christopher

Condition: Good in green boards with a black cloth spine, no dust jacket./green boards with a black cloth spine, no


Philadelphia: : Lippincott,, (1955.). Good in green boards with a black cloth spine, no dust jacket.. Hardcover. A new illustrated edition of book originally published in 1919, designed by Warren Chappell and illustrated by Douglas Gorsline. 253 pp.

The Haunted Bookshop speaks of the ghosts that inhabit all places of books - "the ghosts of all great literature." Christopher Morley's suspenseful 1919 novel continues the story of the bookseller from Parnassus on Wheels, Roger Mifflin, whose character underlines the wisdom and knowledge to be gained from literature and makes allusions and references to many famous works.




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