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Collected Ghost Stories 1,738 copies, 36 reviews
Ghost Stories of an Antiquary 653 copies, 19 reviews
The Ghost Stories of M.R. James 263 copies, 4 reviews
Apocryphal New Testament (Translator; Translator, some editions) 232 copies, 2 reviews
The Haunted Dolls' House 83 copies, 1 review
A Thin Ghost and Others 68 copies, 4 reviews
Abbeys 60 copies, 3 reviews
The Five Jars 47 copies, 3 reviews
Room 13 and Other Ghost Stories 40 copies, 7 reviews
The Crown [Penguin Readers] 29 copies, 6 reviews
Cuentos de fantasmas 21 copies, 1 review
Eton and King's 17 copies, 1 review
Casting The Runes 17 copies, 1 review
Ghost Stories 15 copies
Count Magnus 14 copies, 1 review
The Mezzotint [short story] 13 copies, 1 review
The Ash-Tree [short story] 12 copies, 1 review
Whistle and the Dead Men's Eyes 10 copies, 4 reviews
Night Glow 10 copies
Lost Hearts 9 copies
The Rose Garden 7 copies, 1 review
Book of the Supernatural 7 copies, 1 review
Letters to a Friend 5 copies, 1 review
Wailing Well 5 copies
Szellemjárás Angliában 4 copies, 1 review
Rats 4 copies
The Halloween Curse 3 copies, 2 reviews
Two Doctors 3 copies
(all) 1 copy
De es 1 copy
Number 13 1 copy
Gespenster 1 copy
More Ghost Stories 1 copy, 1 review
The Penguin Book of Vampire Stories (Contributor) 736 copies, 4 reviews
The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories (Contributor) 580 copies, 18 reviews
Thumbelina (Translator, some editions) 573 copies, 27 reviews
The Dark Descent (Contributor) 570 copies, 12 reviews
The Oxford Book of English Ghost Stories (Contributor) 468 copies, 6 reviews
The Oxford Book of Victorian Ghost Stories (Contributor) 424 copies, 5 reviews
Black Water: The Book of Fantastic Literature (Contributor) 415 copies, 8 reviews
The Wild Swans (Translator, some editions) 348 copies, 13 reviews
Madam Crowl's Ghost and Other Stories (Editor) 279 copies, 7 reviews
100 Ghastly Little Ghost Stories (Contributor) 278 copies, 3 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Haunted House Stories (Contributor) 235 copies, 9 reviews
Ghostly: A Collection of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 229 copies, 13 reviews
Stories for Late at Night (Contributor) 217 copies, 5 reviews
Gothic Short Stories (Contributor) 188 copies, 1 review
Hauntings: Tales of the Supernatural (Contributor) 187 copies, 4 reviews
The Omnibus of Crime (Contributor) 181 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Zombies (Contributor) 159 copies, 1 review
My Favorite Fantasy Story (Contributor) 155 copies
The Oxford Book of English Short Stories (Contributor) 154 copies, 4 reviews
Famous Ghost Stories (Author, some editions) 150 copies
100 Creepy Little Creature Stories (Contributor) 147 copies, 1 review
Classic Ghost Stories (Contributor) 138 copies, 1 review
12 Stories for Late At Night (Contributor) 128 copies, 2 reviews
Ghost Stories (Contributor) 128 copies, 1 review
My Favorite Horror Story (Contributor) 126 copies, 3 reviews
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories (Contributor) 125 copies, 1 review
Vampire Stories (Contributor) 115 copies
The Mammoth Book of Modern Ghost Stories (Contributor) 109 copies, 4 reviews
The Cthulhu Cycle: Thirteen Tentacles of Terror (Contributor) 104 copies, 2 reviews
The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 95 copies
12 Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV (Contributor) 92 copies, 7 reviews
Tales of Witchcraft (Contributor) 86 copies
Ten Great Mysteries (some editions) 83 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 21 (Contributor) 80 copies, 1 review
H.P. Lovecraft's Favorite Weird Tales (Contributor) 77 copies, 3 reviews
Blood Thirst: 100 Years of Vampire Fiction (Contributor) 76 copies, 2 reviews
The 13 Best Horror Stories of All Time (Contributor) 72 copies, 3 reviews
Charles Keeping's Book of Classic Ghost Stories (Contributor) 70 copies, 1 review
The Horror Hall of Fame (Contributor) 66 copies, 3 reviews
65 Great Spine Chillers (Contributor) 60 copies, 2 reviews
The World's Greatest Horror Stories (Contributor) 58 copies
Children of the Night (Author) 57 copies
Ghost Stories and Other Horrid Tales (Contributor) 56 copies
Great Ghost Stories (Contributor) 54 copies, 1 review
65 Great Tales of the Supernatural (Contributor) 47 copies, 4 reviews
The Century's Best Horror Fiction Volume 1 (Contributor) 46 copies, 2 reviews
The Supernatural Reader (Contributor) 44 copies
Dancing With the Dark (Contributor) 43 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Ghost Stories 2 (Contributor) 41 copies
Realms of Darkness (Contributor) 39 copies, 1 review
100 Fiendish Little Frightmares (Contributor) 38 copies, 2 reviews
The Third Omnibus of Crime (Contributor) 36 copies
Ghosts for Christmas (Contributor) 34 copies, 1 review
Small Shadows Creep (Contributor) 30 copies
The Best Ghost Stories (Contributor) 30 copies, 1 review
Curse of the Demon [1957 film] (Original story) 30 copies, 2 reviews
Terror by Gaslight: More Victorian Tales of Terror (Contributor) 28 copies, 1 review
Young Ghosts (Contributor, some editions) 26 copies, 1 review
The World's Greatest Ghost Stories (Contributor) 26 copies
The Young Oxford Book of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 25 copies, 1 review
Famous Stories of Code and Cipher (Contributor) 24 copies
100 Tiny Tales of Terror (Contributor) 24 copies
Enter at Your Own Risk: Old Masters, New Voices (Contributor) 23 copies, 9 reviews
The Mystery Book (Contributor) 23 copies
The Best Ghost Stories (Contributor) 21 copies
Best Ghost Stories (Contributor, some editions) 20 copies
Tales of Dungeons and Dragons (Contributor) 19 copies
Fiends and Creatures (Contributor) 19 copies
Nursery Crimes (Contributor) 18 copies, 1 review
Nightmare Reader: v. 2 (Contributor) 17 copies
Nightfrights (Contributor) 17 copies, 1 review
Your Share of Fear (Contributor) 17 copies
Paha vieras 16 copies
Ghosts and Marvels (Contributor) 15 copies
The Fireside Book of Ghost Stories (Contributor) 15 copies
Tales of the Occult (Author) 15 copies
Horror by Lamplight (Contributor) 15 copies
In the Shadow of Dracula (Contributor) 14 copies
Mind in Chains (Contributor) 14 copies, 1 review
Specter! A Chrestomathy of Spookery (Contributor) 13 copies
Back from the Dead (Contributor) 12 copies
Shapes of the Supernatural (Contributor) 11 copies, 1 review
The Ghost's Companion (Puffin Books) (Contributor) 10 copies
Ghosts That Haunt You (Contributor) 10 copies
Klassieke griezelverhalen (Contributor) 9 copies
Classic Ghost Stories (Contributor) 9 copies, 1 review
Beyond Midnight (Author) 9 copies
Thrills, Crimes and Mysteries (Contributor) 9 copies
Classic Ghost Stories (Contributor) 8 copies
Cries of Terror (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review
Enter at Your Own Risk: The End Is the Beginning (Contributor) 7 copies, 3 reviews
The Haunted Dolls (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review
Great Tales Of The Supernatural (Contributor) 6 copies
A Little Night Reading (Author) 6 copies
Armchair Horror Collection (Contributor) 6 copies
Tales of the Undead: Vampires and Visitants (Contributor, some editions) 5 copies, 1 review
Asimov's Ghosts (Contributor) 4 copies
The Sleeping and The Dead (Contributor) 4 copies
The Story of a Troll-Hunt (Introduction) 4 copies, 1 review
Spøgelseshistorier fra hele verden (Author, some editions) 3 copies, 1 review
Stories of Haunted Inns (Contributor) 2 copies
Wigilia Pełna Duchów (Contributor) 2 copies
When Churchyards Yawn (Contributor) 2 copies
The Nightmare reader (Contributor) 2 copies

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As a boy, Montague Rhodes James demonstrated precocious skill in reading and languages, and learned Greek, Latin, Hebrew, French, and Italian. He studied at University of Cambridge and was made a Fellow of King's College. He became one of the world's leading authorities on medieval manuscripts, and catalogued the manuscript collections at libraries throughout Britain. He's considered by many to be the father of the modern ghost story.
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