Nine Ghosts by R H Malden
1944. 1944 Reprint. 132 pages. Black pictorial dust jacket over green cloth. Pages are light tanned and thumbed, with some light foxing to end pages and text block edges. Half title page has been inscribed half up in black ink. Pages 93-102 are noticeably crease down the middle with small tears to bottom of pages 99-102. Bottom corners of pages 102-112 are also creased. Binding has remained firm. Upper edge of front pastedown is peeling away from turn in. Boards are a little rub worn. Slight shelf wear to corners, spine and edges. Corners are a little bumped and spine ends are a mildly crushed. Book has a prominent upwards bow and a slight forward lean. The unclipped dust jacket has moderate edge wear, tears and chips to edges and spine ends. Spine ends are noticeably torn, with large chips to upper edge of jacket & rear outside corner. Spine and edges are very tanned, with light foxing to interior. Moderate water marks to edges and spine.