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


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


A rare chapbook-style pamphlet about 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.

Price: $325.00

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