THE GUARDIAN DEMONS. Warrington Dawson, Francis.

THE GUARDIAN DEMONS. London: Rider & Co., n.d. [1928]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-286 [287] [288: blank], original rose cloth, front and spine panels stamped in black. First edition. "Occult thriller of demonic assault and possession; an unusual modern variant on the Orpheus myth, as husband loses psychic wife to malevolent spirits, studies Black Magic to recover her soul. A spiritualist medium acts as his Charon in this quest, with fatal results. Effective in places, mawkish in others."- Robert Knowlton. Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy, p. 65. Bleiler (1978), p. 57. Reginald 03922. Bookplate of noted Hollywood film director George Cukor affixed to front paste-down. Spine panel faded to an even tan, other panels with light patchy fading, a tight, clean, very good copy with no binding wear. An uncommon book. (#149529).

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