Friday, April 28, 2017

There Is the Nocturnal Visitor Whom You Have so Long Taken for the Ghost of Your Mother (1854)

 “The Ghost of Larneville,”  Engraving from the designs of Felix Octavius Carr Darley, Ghost Stories: Collected with a Particular View to Counteract the Vulgar Belief in Ghosts and Apparitions, (Philadelphia: Henry Carey Baird, 1854), frontispiece.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

It Had Draped Arms Extended (1914)

E.W. Hornung, “One Possessed: The Crime Doctor Solves the Mystery of the Brown Devils,” Illustrations by Frederic Dorr Steele, Everybody’s Magazine 30 (February 1914): 281.

Friday, April 7, 2017

A Ghost Story (1903)

Florence M. Cronise and Henry W. Ward, Illustrations by Gerald Sichel, Cunnie Rabbit, Mr. Spider, and the Other Beef: West African Folk Tales ( London: Swan Sonnenschein & Company, Lim., 1903), frontispiece.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

Indisputable Materializations (1875)

Henry Steel Olcott, People from the Other World, Illustrated by Alfred Kappes and T.W. Williams (Hartford: American Publishing Company, 1875), 73.