First edition, first printing. Inscribed by the author. Publisher's original blue boards with gilt titles to the spine. In dustwrapper. A very good or better copy, the binding square and firm, a tine mark to the upper board, the text block spotted. The contents, with light spotting early and late, are otherwise clean throughout. Complete with the very good dustwrapper which is a little dusty, rubbed, and nicked, with some small pieces of tape on the inside of the spine. Not price clipped (7/6 net to the front flap).
Inscribed by the author in blue ink on the front free endpaper "Time is a veil drawn / by man - shutting / out the reality / of Eternity - may / your life in time / bring fulfilment / Bertha Newton". And unusual, philosophical novel of occult interest drawing on religion, metaphysics, astrology, and cosmology to take the protagonist on a cerebral journey across celestial bodies, spiritual planes, other dimensions, and time. Provenance: From the library of Martin Stone.
Stock code: 17101