Translation of most of Fantasmagoriana (a collection of German ghost stories translated into French, which was read by Lord Byron, Percy Bysshe Shelley, John William Polidori, and Mary Shelley and inspired Shelley and Polidori to write Frankenstein, and The Vampyre – the first modern vampire story – respectively), with an additional story written by the translator.
TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH.
“Graves, at my command,
Have waked their sleepers; oped, and let them forth
By my so potent art.”
PRINTED FOR WHITE, COCHRANE, AND CO., FLEET-STREET.
This work was published before January 1, 1928, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.