Montague Rhodes James :: Richard W. Pfaff

Montague Rhodes James :: Richard W. Pfaff soon to be presented for sale on the fantastic BookLovers of Bath web site!

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?

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