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The Haunting of Hill House

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The Haunting of Hill House

by Shirley Jackson

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first edition first print hardcover in dust jacket (Viking, 1959); no prior owner marks; minimal age tone; tight bind; slight lean to spine;.clean cloth cover vivid titling; dust wrapper edge wear at head/heel of spine (little rubbing no tears); slim chip at top front corner; little rubbing front corners; flap price present ams.bibab

Synopsis

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson is widely considered one of the best literary ghost stories published during the twentieth century. The novel has been adapted to film twice — in 1963 and again in 1999 — both times under the title The Haunting . The Gothic tale tells the story of socially repressed Eleanor Vance and three others who head to Hill House to partake in an experiment involving paranormal activities.

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Bookseller
DrPanglossBooks US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
918205
Title
The Haunting of Hill House
Author
Shirley Jackson
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
Good
Quantity-available
1
Edition
first edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Viking Press
Date Published
1959

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rubbing
Abrasion or wear to the surface. Usually used in reference to a book's boards or dust-jacket.
jacket
Sometimes used as another term for dust jacket, a protective and often decorative wrapper, usually made of paper which wraps... [More]
Cloth
"Cloth-bound" generally refers to a hardcover book with cloth covering the outside of the book covers. The cloth is stretched... [More]
spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf.... [More]
tight
Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.

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