THE FERRY OF SOULS: A BOOK OF FANTASIES AND SKETCHES. Arthur Salmon.

THE FERRY OF SOULS: A BOOK OF FANTASIES AND SKETCHES. London: Foulis Publishers, [1927]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] 3 [4] 5-94 [95-96: ads], original marbled boards with yellow cloth shelf back, ruled and lettered in black. First edition. Eighteen fantasies and sketches, most originally published in the British magazine COLOUR, "written in the decorative style popular among 1890s aesthetes; including 'The Were-Wolf,' a traditional treatment reminiscent of Housman's (though praised by Montague Summers) and 'Aphrodite,' in which a statue mistaken for Mary, Our Lady of Sorrows, inspires less than pious adoration." - Robert Knowlton. Bleiler (1978), p. 174. Reginald 12657. Corner tips rubbed, cloth just a bit dusty, a very good copy. An uncommon book. (#150792).

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"First published, 1927" on copyright page.