IN THE SHADOW. Tod Robbins, Clarence Aaron Robbins.

IN THE SHADOW.

London: Elkin Mathews & Marrot Ltd., 1929. Octavo, pp. [1-8] 9-184, original black cloth, spine stamped in orange. First edition. Signed inscription by Robbins dated in 1932. A novel about death and dying. "Funereal novel, an extended memento mori examining conflicting emotions of family members as they take successive turns at a death-watch through the night. A sombre book that effectively captures the emotional pain of grief and loss." – Robert Knowlton. Ashley, Who's Who in Horror and Fantasy Fiction, p. 154. Hubin (1994), p. 685. Ring stain to front cover, corners soft with some mild wear, mild wear to head of spine, some flaking to spine lettering but largely intact. A very good copy. Scarce signed. (24548). Item #24548

Price: $250.00

See all items in Literature