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Ghosts from the Coast - A Collection of Twelve Stories from Georgetown County, South Carolina

By: Bolick, Julian Stevenson

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Clinton, South Carolina, The Presses of Jacobs Brothers: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004168

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


xvii + 158 pp, 24 illustrations, red boards with gold lettering. Spine slightly slanted, corners bumped, a little edge wear. Original owner's name stamped on front end paper and fore edge, along with gift inscrip. from them 20 years later. Jacket shows a little darkening, some edge wear and a couple small closed tears, a small chip missing at top of spine, and a 2" tear to front cover starting close to bottom of spine. Stated limited edition, although the copy number... View more info

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Ghosts and Things

By: Cantor, Hal (compiler)

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Berkley Publishing Corporation: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003379

Condition: Very Good-


Very minor shelfwear, PO's name on free endpaper. Text yellowed, but clean and unmarked. Eleven weird tales of the ghostly and supernatural. "Ghosts and Things is a spine chilling anthology of the most terrifying ghost stories ever written. Here are stories of the dead who will not lie still, the spirits of those that will walk the earth until their strange quest is fulfilled. . . The authors include such world-famous masters of the ghost story as Henry James,... View more info

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The Witching Hour

By: Gunn, James E.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Dell Publishing: 1970

Seller ID: 003368

Condition: Very Good-


Minor edgewear/bumping, small crease in upper corner. Text starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "‘We summon thee, Prince, Ruler of Darkness, Lord of Evil: your worshipers summon thee to receive our sacrifice. . . ’ The elegant room grew silent. The assembled guests leaned forward in their chairs. All were smiling, their bodies quivering in delicious anticipation of the unholy climax. Above the naked body of a terrified, still unbelieving girl, th... View more info

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The Ghost at Penniman House

By: Hays, Wilma Pitchford

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Middletown, Conn., Xerox Education Publications: 1979

Edition: Weekly Reader Books Edition

Seller ID: 003365

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Very minor bumping/edgewear, shallow indentation on back board. Pictorial cover. A bright, tight, attractive copy. "Aunt Hattie had said that the ghost of Caleb Rich had returned to the Penniman House. Betty had never seen a ghost. She didn’t want to meet one for the first time after dark. ‘You’ll know Caleb,’ Aunt Hattie had said. ‘He has a tangle of dark hair, and he always has that black hound with him.’" Black and white illustrations by... View more info

Mystery By Moonlight

By: Jane, Mary C.

Price: $3.25

Publisher: New York, Scholastic: 1969

Seller ID: 005568

Condition: Very Good-


Scholastic #TX 996 with 45 cents printed in lower corner. Minor edgewear/bumping, 39 written in top corner of front cover, PO name inside. Text is yellowing, but clean and unmarked. "Rap, rap, rap. The eerie sound is coming from the deserted house. Gail is sure of it! But no one has lived there for ages. Gail has never before dared to walk past the ghostly house by moonlight - not by herself. Why, oh why, had she run ahead of Conan and her brothers? If on... View more info

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Spooky Campfire Stories

By: Kelley, Amy (editor)

Price: $6.25

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Falcon Publishing, Inc.: 2000

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 004501

ISBN: 1560448679

Condition: Fine


A bright, tight, attractive copy. "Nothing goes better with a gooey s'more and a glowing campfire than a good ghost story. This collection of scary classics and frightening folktales will send shivers up your spine." A collection of scary tales from some of the best writers ever ranging from Edgar Allan Poe ("The Tell-Tale Heart") to Jack London ("To Build a Fire")." Tales that will thrill and chill the whole family. Age Level: Gra... View more info

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The Shimmering Ghost of Riversend (Lerner Mysteries Ser.)

By: Lehr, Norma

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Lerner Publishing Group: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002628

ISBN: 0822507323

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


NOT ex-library. Boards very slightly bowed. DJ has 2 creases on front flap. A bright, attractive copy. "Eleven-year-old Kathy Wicklow, spending the summer with her aunt in her old family mansion, is visited by the ghost of a beautiful woman who died in the nineteenth century."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Mystery of the Piper's Ghost

By: MacDonald, Zillah K.

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, TAB Books, Inc.: 1957

Edition: 27th Edition

Seller ID: 004570

Condition: Good


Spine slanted, covers creased/scuffed, edgewear/bumping. First few pages have a tiny tear. Black and white illustrations by Charles Beck. Text is starting to yellow, but clean and unmarked. "From the pool near an old mine emerged the Piper's Ghost, moaning dreadfully. Michael Cunningham, an orphaned boy, stared at the glowing creature with horns on its head, a bagpipe under its arm, and webbed feet. Who or what was this weird creature? What was it doing in... View more info

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Ghosts and Witches Aplenty

By: Raskin, Joseph and Edith

Price: $4.25

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic, Inc.: 1974

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 000992

Condition: Good


Spine/covers creased and scuffed. Some shelf wear/chipping. Owner's name inside front cover. "In the time of the American colonies, the nights were filled with spooky sounds. Clanks and moans! Screams and groans! Rocks flying through the air! Strange knockings at the door! Who-o-o-o is there? GHOSTS AND WITCHES APLENTY. Those were the good old days . . . or were they?" Est level: 3rd - 8th grades; 6¾" - 7¾" Tall View more info

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Ghosts and Witches Aplenty: More Tales Our Settlers Told

By: Raskin, Joseph; Raskin, Edith

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York, Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co.: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003361

ISBN: 0688415547

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Spine has 1/2" chip at top, some edgewear, small chip on front edge, corners bumped/chipped, ex-library with pocket/2 stamps, back board scuffed.; Ex-Library; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Ghosts of the Carolinas

By: Roberts, Nancy

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Columbia, SC, Univ of South Carolina Press: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 004764

ISBN: 0872495876

Condition: Very Good-


116 pp., black and white photographs. Very minor edgewear. Text has small stain in top corner of first several pages. A bright, attractive copy. "Nancy Roberts has often been referred to as the 'First Lady of American Folklore' and the title is well deserved. For more than 25 years, Ms. Roberts has documented supernatural experiences and interviewed literally hundreds of people about encounters they believe they have had with the supernatural."; 8vo - ove... View more info

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Midnight Bayou

By: Roberts, Nora

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002584

ISBN: 0399148248

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, very minor shelfwear. DJ has very minor shelfwear. A bright, attractive copy. "There was something about the house that called out to Declan Fitzgerald. The dilapidated mansion on the outskirts of New Orleans, rumored to be haunted, and long taken over by spiders and dust, would require countless hours of labor to restore to its former splendor. Perhaps that was part of the appeal. Having finally purchased Manet Hall after dreaming abo... View more info

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The Boy and the Ghost

By: San Souci, Robert D.

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Riverside, New Jersey, Simon & Schuster: 1989

Edition: Fourth Printing

Seller ID: 003373

ISBN: 0671671766

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Spine slightly slanted, ex-library. DJ in protective wrap attached to boards. A bright, attractive copy. "A poor boy hopes to win a fortune for himself and his family by spending the night in a haunted house and bravely standing up to a frightening ghost." Beautiful color illustrations by J. Brian Pinkney. Age Level: Grades 1-5; Ex-Library; 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

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The Ghosts at Manor House

By: Skipper, G. C.

Price: $3.90

Publisher: Chicago, Childrens Press: 1978

Edition: Weekly Reader Books Edition

Seller ID: 002821

ISBN: 0516034723

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


Spine very slightly slanted, minor bumping/edgewear. A bright, tight, attractive copy. "While doing research for their term paper, two youngsters find it difficult to ignore rumors about the ghosts haunting the site of a colonial ironworks." Black and white illustrations by Dick Smolinski. Age Level: Grades 2-4; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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Ghosts Who Went to School

By: Spearing, Judith

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, Scholastic, Inc.: 1975

Edition: 27th Edition; Tenth Printing

Seller ID: 000930

Condition: Good


Spine and covers creased, scuffed. Chipping, shelf wear, esp. at bottom of spine. Darkening, foxing. Bottom 1 1/2" of pages are faintly stained. #TX 965 "One day, Mrs. Hartley gets a new pupil. From the moment Wilbur the ghost floats through the door, things begin to happen. Wilbur doesn't mean to make trouble, but suddenly books rise in the air, pencils write by themselves, and mysterious voices answer the teacher. Wilbur can't understand why anyone's up... View more info

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The Secret Room Downstairs

By: Willock, Ruth

Price: $3.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Minstrel Books: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 001477

ISBN: 0671723243

Condition: Very Good+


Corners bumped, initials inside cover. ""It's cold, damp, deserted, a locked tomb of a house in Switzerland awaiting the wrecker's ball. But to Mary, it's Grandma's home, cozy and warm, with smoke coming from the chimney, wood in the bin, and the magic room her grandmother told her about. That's the room where she meets Angelica Biondi, a mysterious ghost from another century, a ghost who looks just like her. Who is Angelica and why has she returned to the... View more info