The Ghost: A Modern Fantasy
Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Small, Maynard & Company
Date Published: 1911
Edition: Second American edition
Book Id: 37582
312pp. Octavo [19 cm] Light green cloth stamped in gilt and in blind on the spine and front cover. Very good. The spine and covers have very light edge wear. Bleiler Guide 130. Bleiler CFL (U.K. edition). The U.K. edition and the first American edition are listed in Hubin.
A supernatural story, which relates the tale of a captivating opera star, Rosetta Rosa, whose beauty appears to cast a spell upon everyone who meets her. When the young doctor Carl Foster, sees Rosa at a London opera, and is instantly captivated, he soon finds himself surrounded by mysterious occurrences, and begins to see a phantom figure everywhere he turns. When another man, similarly taken by Rosa mysteriously dies, Carl begins to ask himself whether loving her could involve a deadly curse.