'A dwarfish figure that resembled a monk with a gnarled and twisted face, holding out a bleeding arm from which the hand had been cut off at the wrist'
'He saw in the clear moonlight a massive male figure standing under a tree, dressed entirely in black'
The ghostly little monk of Foulridge and the giant apparition from Heaton Norris are just two of the denizens of the North-West you might not care to meet on a dark, stormy evening. You would also be advised to avoid the Old Miser of Altrincham, the Timberbotton Farm Skulls, the Clayton Hall Boggart, and the Man in the Brown Pin-stripe Suit.
It's certainly not a good idea to drive along the Hyde-Mottram road when the phantom lorry is about, and you should think twice before taking a taxi in Stockport - you never know who might be in the back seat with you.
But for those intrepid sounds whose hearts quicken at the thought of eerie footsteps and muffled groans Peter Underwood - the President of the Ghost Club - has assembled an impressive collection of traditional legends and first-hand sightings of the white ladies, highwaymen, cavaliers, priests and nuns who form the spectral population of haunted Lancashire and Chesire.
Peter Underwood, world-renowned Ghost Hunter, 'Sherlock Holmes of psychical research', was author of over 50 books on all things paranormal...
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1978. Paperback. Book Condition: Good. A slight tan to the page edges. Minor Shelfwear. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Bookseller Inventory # mon0007302807
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 # GOR001148837
Book Description Fontana, London, 1978. Mass Market Paperback. Paperback Original. Fair, Wear, creases, 2 binding cracks, browning/NO DUST JACKET. "Collection of traditional legends and first-hand sightings of the white ladies, highwaymen, cavaliers, priests and nuns who form the spectral population of haunted Lancashire and Cheshire". Cover photo of Smithills Hall, near Bolton, by David Fairman. 224 pages, including the index. Expanded condition report/scan on request. Bookseller Inventory # 018346