Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Forgotten Tales of Ghosts and Hauntings - 100 Books on CDrom


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Contents of Disk (created on a Windows computer):

Ghost stories and phantom fancies by JH Friswell 1858

The Captain of the Polestar, and other tales by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1912 (has: J. Habakuk Jephson's Statement, which was presented as an eye-witness account of the end met by those on the mysterious "ghost ship." Much to Doyle's astonishment, some, including the Boston Herald, took the story as a true account.)

Told after supper by Jerome Klapka 1891

Ghostly phenomena by Elliott O'Donnell 1910

Modern Ghost Stories by Emma Buckingham 1906

Spectropia - Surprising Spectral Illusions, Showing ghosts everywhere by JH Brown 1864

Two Ghostly Mysteries by J. Sheridan LeFanu 1836, 1851

A Discovery Concerning Ghosts by George Cruikshank 1864

Concerning Ghost Stories, article in The 19th century 1902

Old Fashion Ghost Stories, article in The Atlantic monthly 1877

A Ghost Story, article in The Eagle 1863



Romance of London - strange stories by John Timbs, Volume 1 1865

Romance of London - strange stories by John Timbs, Volume 2 1865

The Freed Spirit by Mary Kyle Dallas - 1894

A Man and his Soul - an occult romance by Theron Crawford 1894

The Folly of Telling Ghost Stories, article in The Cottager's monthly visitor 1830

Ghost Stories from The Dead Pulpit, by Hugh Reginald Haweis 1896

Ghost Stories in The American review 1848

The Man with the Broken Ear by Edmond About 1873 (about a man brought to life at 46 years)

Famous Occult Tales by Frederick Brigham De Berard 1905

The Magic Ink, and Other Tales By William Black 1892

The book of Halloween by Ruth Edna Kelley 1919

Oldtown fireside stories by Harriett Beecher Stowe (has, The Ghost in the Mill, The Ghost in the Cap'n Beown House)

Two stories of the Seen and the Unseen by Margaret Oliphant 1885

A Beleaguered City (A Story of the Seen and Unseen) by Margaret Oliphant 1900

Edgar Allen Poe, Pathologically, article in The North American review 1920

The Night Side of Nature - or Ghosts and Ghost Seers by Catherine Crowe 1904

Lizzie Leigh, and other tales by Elizabeth Gaskell 1855

The Diamond Lens by  F. J. O'Brien 1866

The Damned Thing by Ambrose Pierce 1910

The Willows by Algernon Blackwood 1917

The Ghost by W.D. O'Connor 1875

The Shape of Fear and other Ghostly Tales by Elia Peattie 1904  (13 Tales)

Pastime stories by T.N. Page 1908 (Her Great-Grandmother's Ghost)

Uncanny tales 1916 (9 tales)

The House of Souls by Arthur Machen 1922



The Express Messenger and Other Stories of the Rail by Cy Warman (The Ghost Train Illusion)

Thirty strange stories by HG Wells 1898 (The Strange Orchid...a vampiric plant)

Shapes that haunt the dusk by William Dean Howells 1907

His Unquiet Ghost by Charles Craddock 1912

They by Rudyard Kipling 1905

John Inglesant by JH Shorthouse 1882

The Supernatural in Modern English fiction by Dorothy Scarborough 1917

Haunted Hotel by Wilkie Collins 1892

In No Strange Land by Katherine Butler 1918

Old Fires and Profitable Ghosts by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch 1900

I Saw Three Ships (Ghost Dragoon) by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch 1892

The White Wolf and other fireside tales (The Haunted Yacht) by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch 1902

Phantoms of the Foot Bridge by Charles Egbert Craddock 1895

The Ghost Ship, article in The New monthly magazine 1857

The Haunted Ships, article in The Flowers of Literature 1824

How the Norway was Haunted, article in Ballou's monthly magazine 1892

Apparitions - The mystery of ghosts, hobgoblins, and haunted houses developed by Joseph Taylor 1814



Whom the Gods Destroyed by Josephine Bacon 1902

The Apparition of Mrs Veal, story in The gentleman's magazine 1901

The Haunted House, a True Ghost Story - being an account of the mysterious manifestations that have taken place in the presence of Esther Cox, the young girl who is possessed of devils, and has become known as the great Amherst mystery by Walter Hubbell 1879

Selecting a Ghost, story in London Society 1883

Twelve Stories and A Dream by HG Wells (The story of the inexperienced ghost) 1903

The prose works of Rev. R. S. Hawker - The Botathen Ghost 1893

Strange stories by Grant Allen 1884

The Story of Mary Ancel by William Makepeace Thackeray 1840

The Water Ghost and Others by John K Bangs 1894 (8 tales) 1894

Reality or Delusion? by Mrs Henry Wood 1880

At the End of the Passage by Rudyard Kipling 1909

Tales and fantasies by Robert Louis Stevenson 1905 (The Body-Snatcher)

Uncle Cornelius His Story by George MacDonald 1869

Man-size in Marble by by E. Nesbit 1893

The Spectre Bride by William Harrison Ainsworth 1911

The Last House in C- Street by Mrs Craik 1856

No. 5 Branch Line: The Engineer By Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards 1866

Miss Jéromette and the Clergyman by Wilkie Collins 1875

To be Taken with a Grain of Salt by Charles Dickens 1865

Hauntings; fantastic stories by Vernon Lee 1906

The Intoxicated Ghost and other Stories by Arlo Bates 1908

Masterpieces of Mystery - Ghost Stories by Joseph Lewis French 1922

Strange pages from family papers by Thomas Thiselton-Dyer 1895

The Last Tenant by B.L. Farjeon 1893

The Tyranny of the Dark by Hamlin Garland 1905

Avatar. Jettatura. The water pavilion by Théophile Gautier 1870

The Mummy's Foot by Théophile Gautier 1908

Devonshire characters and strange events by S Baring-Gould 1908

The Superstitious Man's Story by Thomas Hardy 1891

A Ghost of the Sierras by Bret Harte 1896

The Story of the Haunted Ship by Wilhelm Hauff 1890

The Haunted Enghenio by Wilhelm Hauff 1872

At the Ghost Hour by Paul Heys 1894

The Elementary Spirit by E.T.W Hoffman 1844

Between the dark and the daylight by William Dean Howells 1907

Questionable shapes by William Dean Howells 1903

Tales of the cloister by Elizabeth Jordan 1901 (Between darkness and dawn, The ordeal of Sister Cuthbert)

The Priest's Ghost by Rosamonde Langbridge 1921

The Gateless Barrier by Lucas Malet 1896



The Black Thing of Hatchet Lake - A French Canadian Legend by Lawrence Mott 1906

Men, Women and Ghosts by Amy Lowell 1922

Saved by a Ghost by Eben Rexford 1890

The Banshee's Halloween by Herminie Templeton 1903

The Klausenburg by Ludwig Tieck 1844

The Lady's Maid's Bell by Edith Wharton 1904

Sir Rohan's ghost by Harriett Elizabeth Spofford 1860

The Carissima - a Modern Grotesque by Lucas Malet 1897 (about a man who is haunted by a dog)


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