London: Scolar Press, 1980, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Contains: List of abbreviations; Portrait to the frontispiece;
From the cover: Although M. R.James is most widely known today as the author of a celebrated collection of ghost stories (A Warning to the Curious, Lost Hearts, etc.), his principal achievements were as an academic: he was a biblical scholar of the first order, a leading antiquary (an interest constantly reflected in his ghost stories) and a pioneer in various fields of bibliography and palaeography. In 1924 his collection and translation of New Testament Apocrypha was published. His association with Eton College a…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Dust wrapper lightly sunned at the spine, a decent copy otherwise.
Blue boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. [XIV] 461 pages. Index. Bibliography. 9½” x 6¼”.
Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I tempt you with something from my Biography catalogue?