Sacheverell Sitwell. Jacket design and decorations by Irene Hawkins and silhouettes after George Cruikshank.
Faber and Faber. London. 1940. First edition. Hardback, octavo; black cloth-bound boards, gilt title to spine. 419 pages. B&w text illustrations. English. 225 x 150mm. 0.65kg. . Very good, in very good dust jacket; slight wear to boards, slight dustiness to edges; light wear and marks to jacket, some rubbing to folds, short 1cm tear at head of spine, slight browning to spine, price-clipped.
Sacheverell Sitwell explores the phenomenon of the poltergeist, providing a general introduction and examining individual cases. The book concludes with original accounts of unexplained activity, including 'The Haunting of Hinton Ampner', 'The Great Amherst Mystery' and 'The Case of Mr. G__ in Sumatra'. With a dust jacket and illustrations by Irene Hawkins.