A CALL FROM THE PAST. E. de M. Rudolf, Mrs.

A CALL FROM THE PAST. London: The C. W. Daniel Company, [1928]. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-285 [286: blank] [287-288: ads], original red cloth, front panel ruled in blind, spine panel stamped in gold and ruled in blind. First edition. "After her mother's death, Muriel Denham becomes becomes obsessed with an exhibit of a family of mummies in the British Museum and finds herself continually drawn there. She and her companion, Trevor Bentley, encounter the spirit of Naurus who transports them back to ancient Egypt so they can witness firsthand the events that led up to the death of his daughter, Aphaka, who committed suicide rather than be forced into marriage with Honoses, a cruel prince. Naurus seeks Muriel's aid in freeing Aphaka's spirit so that she can join Amon, her true love, in the afterlife. This is accomplished by burning the mummy of Aphaka. A routine occult melodrama." - Boyd White. 3 copies reported by JISC (COPAC); no copies in American libraries according to OCLC. Bleiler (1978), p. 171. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). A very good copy. (#164335).

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"First published: 1928" on verso of half title leaf.