This was the first book on London's ghosts, when Peter Underwood was President of the Ghost Club. He is uniquely qualified to write Haunted London, presenting a parade and gazetteer of the psychic phenomena of Britain's capital city - a city with nearly ten million living inhabitants and the ghosts of many dead ones. As well as all the famous hauntings - the Cock Lane ghost, the Grey Man at Drury Lane, the Tower ghosts, the haunted house at Berkeley Square etc. - the book contains many new and hitherto unpublished findings. Not all ghosts date back to earlier centuries: there are ghost motorcyclists, for instance, and new buildings on the sites of older ones are as likely to have ghosts as those which still stand. For easy reference, Haunted London has divided up London geographically. Ghostly associations are uncovered in churches, theatres, hotels, inns and scenes of murders. Poltergeist infestation is another phenomenon included in this work which is sure to fascinate anyone wanting to get to know London better - whether they be visitors, psychic researchers, students of history, of legend or folklore, or simply lovers of one of the world's finest cities.
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Peter Underwood is one of the World's best known experts and authors on the paranormal. He lectures regularly and is held in very high regard by the ghost fraternity. He is particularly well known for his investigations into Borley Rectory. His other books include a series of regional ghost tales including Ghosts of London as well as the classic Gazetteer of British Ghosts. He has also written on subjects as wide as Vampires -and the late entertainer Danny La Rue.
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Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Bookseller Inventory # GOR000990951
Book Description HarperCollins Distribution Services. Paperback. Book Condition: GOOD. book was well loved but cared for. Possible ex-library copy with all the usual markings and stickers. Some light textual notes, highlighting and underling. Bookseller Inventory # 2732715095
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Book Description Fontana Books, Great Britain, 1975. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. Underwood, Chris (photographs) (illustrator). First Thus. 224 pp. Index. Photos. Well-bound pages. Spine is cracked in photo section to allow book to lie flat, but there is no detaching. Book block has 2 water stains, & stains appear on pages, also. Stains are in upper side & lower margin areas. Lower margin stain stops at page 52, & side stain continues to page 96 + 2 photo pages. Bottom margin stain starts again at page 180 until the end of the book. Wraps have corner creases & edge wear. Solid reading copy. Bookseller Inventory # 11877
Book Description Fontana/Collins, 1975. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Very Good (AVERAGE). No Jacket. Photography By Chris Underwood (illustrator). Reprint. FEEL FREE TO E-MAIL FOR PHOTOGRAPHS AND FURTHER DETAILS. FROM A DEALER WHO TELLS YOU WHO THEY ARE AND WHAT THEIR TELEPHONE AND ADDRESS CONTACT DETAILS ARE! Size: Mass Market Paperback. Not Signed or Inscribed. Mass Market Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 999000514
Book Description Fontana / Collins, London, 1975. 224 pp. Mass market paperback. - Spine rubbed; front cover with faint crease. Paper slightly tanned due to aging. Otherwise in good condition. Clean inside. Bookseller Inventory # 012376