INCARNATE ISIS. Shaw Desmond.

INCARNATE ISIS. London and Melbourne: Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers), Ltd., [1941]. Octavo, pp. [i-vi] vii [viii] ix -x 11-333 [334] [335-336: reviews of Desmond's other books], original black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in yellow. First edition. Historical romance set in Pharaonic Egypt circa 1400 B.C., narrated in the present day by a supposed reincarnation of an Egyptian from that time, with a rudimentary narrative frame set in present-day England. The author was an occult enthusiast, as well as a writer on sociological and religious subjects. Day, The Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature, p. 25. Reginald 04251. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy Volume Three, p. 27. Pulpy wartime text paper tanned, a very good copy in good price-clipped pictorial dust jacket with mild edge rubbing and several tape mends at edges, mostly internal, with the exception of one at upper spine end and another at upper front flap fold. (#148261).

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