First edition, first printing published in 1948 by Hodder and Stoughton, London. 

Book: Vg+, 256pp. Publisher's pale blue cloth with black titles to the upper board and spine. the lightest wear to the corners and spine tips, light foxing to the endpapers otherwise a very bright and fresh copy.

Jacket: Vg, light chipping and scuffing to the spine tips and hinge corners, light wear along the hinge lengths, unclipped price of 8'6 net. Beautiful atmospheric jacket art. 


*A couple buy Treagearne Manor which sits upon the coastal cliffs overlooking the sea. Weird happenings, an uncanny scarlet light, the colour of fresh blood illuminates the great circular window, leading to the discovery of an ancient document which speaks of a curse upon the house, something unspeakable in the Tower room and a line which reads 'the Devil will look afer his own'.

The House with the Light