The Ghost-Hunter and His Family.
Banim, John [ actually penned by Michael Banim].
London: Simms and M'Intyre, 1852. First edition thus, original was in 1833. Good sextodecimo (16mo) hardcover with leather spine and brown boards without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing, heavy in spots`, along the edges of the boards and spine with bumping to the head and heel of the spine and on the corners of the panels. Corners have small holes in the binding. Also some light bumping to the upper edges of the panels. Panels have some light scuffing and scratching. Bookplate of the previous owner on the front pastedown endpaper. Name in pencil on the front free endpaper. Pages are a little browned but not brittle. Page edges are foxed. 284 pages. The binding is still tight and this copy is in nice shape for its age. An uncommon edition of Irish writer Banim's body of work, actually written by his older brother Michael. Best known with Michael for their O'Hara novels. Good Hardcover (Item ID: 12317)