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Alabaster hand, and other ghost stories.

Alan Noel Latimer Munby

Alabaster hand, and other ghost stories.

by Alan Noel Latimer Munby

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Published by Dobson in London .
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Alan Noel Latimer Munby was Librarian of King's College Cambridge from to Stories in The Alabaster Hand were written when he was a prisoner of war at Eichstatt in Upper Franconia. His stories include An Encounter in the Mist. The Alabaster Hand, An Encounter in the Mist. The Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories (). He is best known for his five-volume study of the eccentric nineteenth-century book collector Sir Thomas Phillipps, and for his slim volume of ghost stories, The Alabaster Hand, which includes three tales written in Oflag VII B, a German prisoner-of-war camp near Eichstadt, during World War Two.

List of best nonfiction ghost books out there. Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. He is best known for an excellent collection of ghost stories The Alabaster Hand. Ghost fiction watchers Boucher and McComas praised the stories in The Alabaster Hand as 'quietly terrifying modernizations of the M.R. James tradition.' M.R. James was also a Cambridge academic and Cambridge produced several other writers of fantastic fiction.

  A. N. L. Munby - The Alabaster Hand: Uncanny Tales Of The Evil That Walks By Night (Tandem, originally Dennis Dobson Ltd, Four-Square edition, ) ever since reading "An Encounter in the Mist" in the Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories, but the prices I've seen so far are just too steep. Apparently he wrote these (very. All Hallows 8 - Feb , The Journal of the Ghost Story Society, Barbara Roden & Christopher Roden, Ash-Tree Press Regular price £40 00 £ Antony Oldknow - The Passion Play and Other Ghost Stories, Ash-Tree Press, , 1st, Limited.


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Alabaster hand, and other ghost stories by Alan Noel Latimer Munby Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories, Munby's only book of supernatural tales, was published by Dennis Dobson Ltd in The fourteen tales in the collection were all written by Munby between andwhile he was a prisoner of war in Oflag VIIB, on /5. Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories Paperback – J by Alan Noel Latimer Munby (Author)5/5(1).

Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories, The Hardcover – January 1, by Alan Noel Latimer.5/5(1). The Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories Hardcover – January 1, by A. Munby (Author)5/5(1). out of 5 stars Ghost stories in the manner of M.R. James Reviewed in the United States on Aug A.N.L.

(Alan Noel Latimer) Munby () was in the antiquarian book trade prior to World War II. He wrote "The Alabaster Hand" (his most famous work) while a prisoner-of-war from - /5(9). The Alabaster Hand, and Other Ghost Stories - (Herodes Redivivus; Inscription; Alabaster Hand; Topley Place Sale; Tudor Chimney; Christmas Game; White Sack; Four-Poster; Negro's Head; Tregannet Book Hours; Encounter in Mist; Lectern; Devil's Autograph) Munby, A.N.L.

(Alan Noel Latimer ('Tim') Munby, - ). The Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories, Munby's only book of super-natural tales, was published by Dennis Dobson Ltd in The fourteen tales in the collection were all written by Munby between andwhile he was a prisoner of war in Oflag VIIB, on the edge of the town of Eichstätt, in Bavaria.

The Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories, Dennis Dobson Ltd., London, Second edition: octavo; hardcover, with silver-gilt spine-titles; pp., top edges dyed red. Very mild wear; slightly rolled; some faint spots to the text block edges and : Craig Stanton.

Curiously, however, Munby’s only collection of ghost stories, The Alabaster Hand, published inwas largely written to pass the time away while he was a.

The stories in The Alabaster Hand, written in conscious imitation of James, are therefore purposely retrospective in their evocation of a world that, by the year of the volume’s publication, had largely vanished. This is again an echo of James, who was similarly dislocated from the period that was the setting for many of his most famous ghost.

The alabaster hand and other ghost stories. [Alan Noel Latimer Munby] Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Other Titles: Alabaster hand: Responsibility: A.N.L. Munby. Reviews. Get this from a library. The alabaster hand, and other ghost stories. [A N L Munby]. SUNDIAL SUPERNATURAL The Alabaster Hand by A.N.L.

MUNBY " The one writer who comes closest to inheriting the mantle of M. James." To commemorate A.N.L. Munby 's centenary we announce a new edition of the author's sole collection of ghost stories THE ALABASTER HAND in a limited hardback edition with a new introduction.

View all covers for The Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by The Editors () in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, April Author: Alan Noel Latimer Munby. THE ALABASTER HAND AND OTHER GHOST STORIES.

Penyffordd, Chester: Ash-Tree Press, Octavo, cloth. Later edition. One of numbered copies. New edition of this short story collection first published by Dennis Dobson Ltd in This edition adds a foreword by Barbara Roden and Christopher Roden and introduction by Michael Edition: Later Edition.

Genre/Form: Ghost stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Munby, A.N.L. (Alan Noel Latimer), Alabaster hand. New York: Macmillan, A. Munby was a book collector and bibliographer and these passions are shared by the narrators in this collection of fourteen ghost stories, first published in In the spirit of M.

James, to whom "The Alabaster Hand" is dedicated, Munby creates a delightful world of old manuscripts, historical artefacts, and centuries-old crimes/5(8).

Since starting to read M.R. James' ghost stories a few years ago, I've been also hunting up a copy of A.N.L. Munby's The Alabaster Hand, a collection of fourteen Jamesian-style tales written while Munby was being held in a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War II.I was delighted to come across this new edition, which isn't perhaps the perfect setting for Munby's stories, but will /5(3).

* The Tregannet Book of Hours, (ss) The Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories, Dennis Dobson AHMM Sep * The Tudor Chimney, (ss) The Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories, Dennis Dobson * The White Sack, (ss) The Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories, Dennis Dobson MÜNCH, PAUL GEORG.

Ghost Stories - Quantity: 1 - Dust jacket, Limited edition - Book The Alabaster Hand and other Ghost Stories by Munby, A.N. L.; Munby, A.N.L.; Crittenden, Rachel A. Publisher: Ash Tree Pr, Limited edition of copies Edition: Hardcover, reprint Language: English Original publisher's black cloth, silver lettering on spine With dust jacket.

In that respect, there can be little doubt that the fourteen tales included in A.N.L. Munby's collection The Alabaster Hand belong to the former category." Definitely no pastiches here -- there are things in these stories I've not seen before, making them original and extremely readworthy for ghost-story aficionados.The Alabaster Hand And Other Ghost Stories 1 copy; E.

M. Forster, ; Heffer Catalogue Seven (Introduction) 1 copy; The history and bibliography of science in England: the first phase, 1 copy; Alabaster Hand and Other Ghost Stories 1 copy; Book-collecting in the s 1 copy.Alan Noel Latimer ('Tim') Munby ( - ) was an English author, writer and librarian best known for his slim volume of ghost stories, The Alabaster Hand, most of which was written in a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War Two/5.