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    Oliver Onion's Copy with an Additional Presentation by Him

    Oliver Onions. Widdershins. London: Martin Secker, 1911. First edition, first issue. The author's copy with his ownership signature and address on the front free endpaper. Additionally inscribed for author P. H. Muir by Onions at a later date ("August 15, 1932") beneath his ownership signature: "For P. H. Muir, / this (once my own) copy. / Oliver Onions." Octavo. [316], [4, ads] pages. Publisher's full plum cloth, boards ruled in blind, front board and spine stamped and lettered in gilt. Spine sunned, binding edgeworn and soiled, hinges and a few gutters starting, some foxing and damage to endleaves, some occasional foxing or light soiling in text. Still, a good copy. Widdershins is a collection of occult stories, including The Beckoning Fair One, which many critics believe to be one of the best psychological horror stories ever written. From the collection of Dr. Stuart David Schiff.

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