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THE HAUNTED BOOKSHOP. by  Christopher Morley - Hardcover - nd (c. 1919.) - from Bookfever.com, IOBA and Biblio.co.nz

THE HAUNTED BOOKSHOP.

by Morley, Christopher

Condition: Very good in turquoise cloth with blue lettering, no dust jacket (sunning to the spine and upper edge of front cover, prev owner/turquoise cloth with blue lettering, no


New York:: Grosset & Dunlap,, nd (c. 1919.). Very good in turquoise cloth with blue lettering, no dust jacket (sunning to the spine and upper edge of front cover, prev owner's name). . Reprint. A well-loved classic story of bookselling. 289 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.


  • Bookseller: Bookfever.com, IOBA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 63542
  • Title: THE HAUNTED BOOKSHOP.
  • Author: Morley, Christopher
  • Book condition: Used - Very good in turquoise cloth with blue lettering, no dust jacket (sunning to the spine and upper edge of front cover, prev owner
  • Jacket condition: turquoise cloth with blue lettering, no
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap,
  • Place: New York:
  • Date published: nd (c. 1919.)
  • Keywords: bookselling,
  • Bookseller catalogs: Books About Books;
  • Subjects: ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES / Books;


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