THE TOWER OF OBLIVION. Toronto, London, New York: Hodder and Stoughton Ltd., n.d. [1921]. Octavo, pp. [3-6] 7 [8] 9-423 [424], no half title leaf present, original dark green cloth, front panel has border ruled in blind, spine panel has title and author, with short rule separating the two, stamped in gold and floral decorations stamped in blind, rear panel is plain, no publisher's imprint is present on the binding, all edges are trimmed. First edition. One of the more intriguing fantasies on the theme of growing younger. Not entirely successful, but, as always with Onions, literate, intelligent, and psychologically plausible. His only novel-length attempt to address his continuing fascination with time and memory. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 141. Clute and Grant (eds), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy, p. 709. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 399. Bleiler (1978), p. 151. Reginald 11006. Gold stamping on spine panel dull, a very good copy. A nice copy overall. Scarce. (#118821).

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