Housman (Clemence); Housman (Laurence, illustrator) The Were-Wolf


London & Chicago, John Lane at the Bodley Head; Way and Williams, 1896.

First edition. 8vo. Title printed in orange, no advertisements. Original green cloth with decorative pomegranate cornerpieces to upper cover, lettered in gilt, with further gilt pomegranate device to spine.

A superior copy of this allegorical erotic fantasy by Clemence Housman, her first novel, with the perfect illustrations supplied by her brother Laurence. Clemence Housman was a leading figure in the Suffragette movement.

“[it] attains a high degree of gruesome tension and achieves to some extent the atmosphere of authentic folklore” (H.P. Lovecraft).

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