Item #37594 One Crowded Hour. Sydney C. Grier.

One Crowded Hour

Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons, 1912. First edition. Hardcover. 372; 64pp. Duodecimo [19 cm] Red cloth over boards with elaborate pictorial black ink stamping, and the titles stamped in gilt and black ink. With a frontispiece by A. Pearse. The spine is heavily faded (gilt and decorative stamping is still bright and bold). The free endsheets are darkened and the pages are foxed. Good +. Item #37594

With a chapter called "The Waters of Lethe." According to legend, bathing in the Waters of Lethe in Hades causes forgetfulness and will help one forget one's earthly life.

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