ANCIENT AND MODERN. Indianapolis, New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company Inc., . Octavo, boards. First edition. Third novel by Peter Marshall (1939-1972), a British novelist. At 18 years old he became infected with polio, which left him almost completely paralyzed. He wrote an autobiography (TWO LIVES) about his life before and after the illness, for which he received the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1963. He wrote two novels, THE RAGING MOON (1964) and EXCLUDED FROM THE CEMETERY (1966). The movie The Raging Moon was based on his novel by the same title ... He died at age 33 in 1972" (Wikipedia). A fine copy in very good or better dust jacket with light wear at edges. (#164781).
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