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    Cynthia Asquith. This Mortal Coil. Sauk City, Wisconsin: Arkham House, 1947.

    First edition, one of 2,500 copies. Octavo. 245 pages.

    Publisher's black cloth covers with the spine lettered in gilt. Illustrated dust jacket designed by Robert Clyne. Slight rubbing to the back cover and back joint, spine of the jacket sunned. Altogether a tight and very good copy.

    Known for her ghost stories, Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith (1887 - March 31, 1960), collected nine short stories in this work, her only collection to be published by Arkahm House.


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