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First published in 1940, "A Gothic Bibliography" contains an extensive list of some of the most notable Gothic novels compiled by Montague Summers. Gothic fiction is a genre of literature that usually combines fiction with horror, romance, and death. The genre's origin is attributed to the novel, "The Castle of Otranto", which was written by English author Horace Walpole and first published in 1764. Contents include: "Acton, Mrs. Eugenia De", "Agg, John", "Ainsworth, William Harrison (1805-1882)", "Alexander, Gabriel", "Algernon", "Allendale, Alfred", "Amphlett, J.", "Andrews, Charles", "Andrews, Dr", etc. Augustus Montague Summers (1880 - 1948) was an English clergyman and author most famous for his studies on vampires, witches and werewolves-all of which he believed to be very much real. He also wrote the first English translation of the infamous 15th-century witch hunter's manual, the "Malleus Maleficarum", in 1928. Other notable works by this author include: "A Popular History of Witchcraft" (1937), "Witchcraft and Black Magic" (1946), and "The Physical Phenomena of Mysticism" (1947). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially-commissioned new biography of the author.