The History of the Supposed Death of Madam Blunden, Who was Buried Alive in the Chapel Liten, Basingstoke. With an Account of her being heard in the Vault by School-boys, and of the Appearance of her Apparition to her Housekeeper in her Room, and to a Person walking in the Liten after she was really dead. Fourth Edition. ANONYMOUS.

The History of the Supposed Death of Madam Blunden, Who was Buried Alive in the Chapel Liten, Basingstoke. With an Account of her being heard in the Vault by School-boys, and of the Appearance of her Apparition to her Housekeeper in her Room, and to a Person walking in the Liten after she was really dead. Fourth Edition.

Publisher: Basingstoke: Published and Sold by S. Chandler and J. Rusher, Reading, 1827.
Edition: Fourth edition; the only other edition we could locate was a sixth edition published in 1844.
Bibliographical References: OCLC 44810410 records one copy of the 1844 sixth edition at the New York Public Library; not found on COPAC.
Condition: Title-page a little dust-soiled; very good copy.
Book ID: 28005

Description

12mo, later plain wrappers, 43 pages + 1 page of publisher's advertisements.

Comments

¶ A rare account, in chapbook format, of the strange case of Mrs. William Blunden of Basingstoke in southern England. She was thought to have died in her sleep and was prematurely buried; since then she has haunted Basingstoke.

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