Masquerades. Studies in the Morbid (1924)

Author: Shane Leslie

Book ID: 68183

Price: 875.00

Masquerades. Studies in the Morbid. London: John Long, 1924. First Edition. Pp 381, [30]. Publisher’s blue cloth boards, lettered in black. Light toning & shelf wear to covers, with light crease mark to lower corners of the first 15 pages of text. Overall a very good copy.

Ex libris Norman Leslie (the author’s brother) with his bookplate & with a presentation inscription from the author pasted to endpaper.

A collection of weird & supernatural tales from Sir Shane Leslie, Christened “John Randolph” was an Irish Nationalist and supporter of Home Rule for Ireland, he changed his name to Shane – an Irish equivalent of John. A convert to Roman Catholicism, many of his literary works reflect his Catholic faith.

He wrote several fictional ghost stories, which read just like his factual accounts.

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