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AMENDMENTS AND ERRATA

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009. "Strange Event in the Life of Schalken the Painter"
The line reading, "First collected in The Purcell Papers (1880)" should be "First collected in Ghost Stories and Tales of Mystery (1851), revised and with the abbreviated title 'Schalken the Painter' ".

019. "Some Account of the Latter Days of the Hon. Richard Marston, of Dunoran"
The bibliography mistakenly omits "the Hon." from the title. It appears correctly above.

028. "The House by the Church-yard—A Souvenir of Chapelizod"
The line reading, "The Supernatural Omnibus (London: Gollancz, 1923)" should be "The Supernatural Omnibus (London: Gollancz, 1931)".

030. "Borrhomeo the Astrologer—A Monkish Tale"
The line reading, "(Taraga Press, 1985)" should be "(Tragara Press, 1985)".

058. Haunted Lives
Add: "72 (Dec. 1868): 686-697".

062. "A Strange Adventure in the Life of Miss Laura Mildmay"
Replace entire entry with: Cassell’s Magazine New Series 2 (2 Oct.1869): 782-784; (9 Oct. 1869): 797-800; (16 Oct. 1869): 810-814; (23 Oct. 1869): 829-832; (30 Oct. 1869): 845-848; (6 Nov. 1869): 860-864; (13 Nov. 1869): 876-880.

"A story in seven parts" divided into twenty-one chapters. The story is credited in the text as "By J. S. Le Fanu" and set in Le Fanu's fictional town of Golden Friars. It was first reprinted in Chronicles of Golden Friars (1871) and increased to twenty-three chapters to accommodate the inclusion of "Madam Crowl's Ghost". The final chapter in the book was an expanded from the last fifteen lines of the magazine issue.

068. "Checkmate"
Full bibliographic data is: Cassell's Magazine New Series 2 (6 Aug. 1870): 1-7; (13 Aug. 1870): 17-22; (20 Aug. 1870): 33-38; (27 Aug. 1870): 49-54; (3 Sept. 1870): 65-70; (10 Sept. 1870): 81-86; (17 Sept. 1870): 97-102; (24 Sept. 1870): 113-118; (1 Oct. 1870): 129-134; (8 Oct. 1870): 145-150; (15 Oct. 1870): 161-166; (22 Oct. 1870): 177-182; (29 Oct. 1870): 193-199; (5 Nov. 1870): 209-214; (12 Nov. 1870): 225-230; (19 Nov. 1870): 241-246; (26 Nov. 1870): 257-262; (3 Dec. 1870): 273-278; (10 Dec. 1870): 289-294; (17 Dec. 1870): 305-311; (24 Dec. 1870): 321-326; (31 Dec. 1870): 337-343; (7 Jan. 1871): 353-359; (14 Jan. 1871): 369-375; (21 Jan. 1871): 385-391; (28 Jan. 1871): 401-408; (4 Feb. 1871): 417-424; (11 Feb. 1871): 433-439; (18 Feb. 1871): 449-456; (25 Feb. 1871): 465-472.

070. "Madam Crowl’s Ghost"
The line reading, "A short story told in dialect; also embedded with a prologue in 'A Strange Adventure in the Life of Miss Laura Mildmay' (1869) which was re-printed as part of Chronicles of Golden Friars (1871)." should be "This short story, told in dialect, was later embedded with a prologue in 'A Strange Adventure in the Life of Miss Laura Mildmay' (1869) which was re-printed as part of Chronicles of Golden Friars (1871)."

076. "Sir Dominick’s Bargain—A Legend of Dunoran"
The line reading, "All the Year Round 8 (6 July 1872)" should be "All the Year Round New Series 8 (6 July 1872)".

078. "Dickon the Devil"
Full bibliographic data is: London Society 22 (Christmas Number 1872): 42-48.

097. Chronicles of Golden Friars
Add: "This reprint of 'Laura Mildmay' does not conform with the magazine issue. Instead it incorporates 'Madam Crowl's Ghost'."

113. Borrhomeo the Astrologer
The line reading, "Edinburgh: Taraga Press, 1985" should be "Edinburgh: Tragara Press, 1985".

119. My Aunt Margaret's Adventure
The line reading, "by George Coleman the Younger" should be "by George Colman the Younger".

122. Reminiscences of a Bachelor
Add: "Contents: 'Introduction' by Matthew Holness, 'Prologue', 'The Watcher', 'The Fatal Bride', 'From an Ancient Leathern Armchair: Some Notes on the Bachelor' by Jim Rockhill and Brian J. Showers, 'Some Notes on "The Watcher"' by Jim Rockhill and Brian J. Showers.

Published for the bicentenary of Le Fanu's birth, Reminiscences of a Bachelor reprints for the first the the original 1847 version of 'The Watcher' and is the only republication of 'The Fatal Bride' since its original appearance in 1848. The 'Prologue' was created by the editors for this edition by extracting the first few paragraphs from 'The Fatal Bride'."


With thanks to Barry Cross, Richard Dalby, Stefan Dziemianowicz, and Valeria Cavalli.





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