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1962 Alfred Hitchcock's 'Ghostly Gallery' 1st Ed, DJ, Ghost Stories, Fred Banbery Art, Mystery, Series1962 Alfred Hitchcock's 'Ghostly Gallery' 1st Ed, DJ, Ghost Stories, Fred Banbery Art, Mystery, Series1962 Alfred Hitchcock's 'Ghostly Gallery' 1st Ed, DJ, Ghost Stories, Fred Banbery Art, Mystery, Series1962 Alfred Hitchcock's 'Ghostly Gallery' 1st Ed, DJ, Ghost Stories, Fred Banbery Art, Mystery, Series1962 Alfred Hitchcock's 'Ghostly Gallery' 1st Ed, DJ, Ghost Stories, Fred Banbery Art, Mystery, Series1962 Alfred Hitchcock's 'Ghostly Gallery' 1st Ed, DJ, Ghost Stories, Fred Banbery Art, Mystery, Series1962 Alfred Hitchcock's 'Ghostly Gallery' 1st Ed, DJ, Ghost Stories, Fred Banbery Art, Mystery, Series1962 Alfred Hitchcock's 'Ghostly Gallery' 1st Ed, DJ, Ghost Stories, Fred Banbery Art, Mystery, Series

Eleven SPOOKY stories for young people, and all adults who dare!!

Alfred Hitchcock; Good evening ladies and gentleman, and welcome to my Ghostly Gallery."I don't want you to begin this book under false pretenses. This is a book of ghost stories and is designed to both frighten and instruct!"

COLLECTOR'S 1962 true first edition vintage hardcover book with original dust jacket - Alfred Hitchcock's Ghostly Gallery. Second book in series of three.

Publisher: Random House, New York, Copyright, 1962, true first edition, probable first printing. Not a later reprint. Not ex-library.

Anthology, 11 stories, ghosts, mystery, terror and suspense by nine literary greats. Superb illustrations by Fred Banbery; each painting a work of art. Brilliant green, black & white full page plates; each story opens with a drawing. Outstanding duo page fright decorated endpapers in green & black. True to Hitchcock's nature he makes an appearance just like he did in all his movies.

NINE authors and eleven stories:

Miss Emmeline Takes Off - Walter Brook,

The Valley of the Beasts - Algeron Blackwood,

The Haunted Trailer - Robert Arthur,

The Upper Berth - F. Marion Crawford,

The Wonderful Day - Robert Arthur,

The Truth About Pyecraft - H.G. Wells,

Housing Problem - Henry Kuttner,

In a Dim Room - Lord Dunsany,

Obstinate Uncle Otis - Robert Arthur;

The Waxwork - A.M. Burrage,

The Isle of Voices - Robert Louis Stevenson

HITCHCOCK Introduction:

"This is not a one-man show. The gallery is featuring nine of the very best ghost writers. Pick out a story and read it. That will make you one-tenth of a ghost. Then proceed with the others. I know you will enjoy yourselves, and the next time you see my friendly apparition rising from inside your television tube, I trust you will feel a new friendship toward a fellow spirit."

Three book series. First: 1961 "Haunted Houseful" for not so young children. Second: 1962 "Ghostly Gallery" for teens, adults, third: "Spellbinders in Suspense." If you haven't see his movies, Alfred Hitchcock made some of the best films ever, he was a master at frightening you in a very suspenseful way!!

DJ back flap Haunted Houseful book description $3.95. Oversize hardcover priceclipped DJ, vibrant laminated color pictorial boards, green/black illustrated endpapers, 206pp, 10"x 8". Binding tight. Fine vintage condition.

Pages near fine/bright/crisp/clean/minimal wear-name 1st title pp/fep bite. Cover fine/bright/clean/minimal shelfwear-minimal corner-spine end bump-rub. DJ excellent overall/bright/clean/light shelfwear includes light edgewear-light chipping/back top-light mylar peel/top flap(can't see price)written item no.

Will make a FABULOUS gift! Check our shop for 1961 Alfred Hitchcock's "Haunted Houseful."

Item ID: BK2072

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