The Bowmen And Other Legends Of The War By Arthur Machen – 1915

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This is a collection of wonderful short stories by Welsh author Arthur Machen. The title, ‘The Angels of Mons’ comes from a Great War legend that sprang from Machen’s tale ‘The Bowmen’. Contains a lovely introduction by Machen on the origins and circumstances surrounding the formation of the popular myth

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Pre-owned. Classic horror writer Arthur Machen’s tales of the supernatural impinging on the lives of English soldiers in World War I. Includes an introduction and postscript by the author about the phenomenon he inadvertently touched off. Fascinating for horror readers, religious scholars, and World War I afficianados — as well as Machen’s legion of fans. In good condition for a paperback with over a century on the clock. Inevitably some tanning and foxing are present, togther with sun bleaching of the spine. Book is uninscribed and still quite tight. Paperback. Published by Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co 1915

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Weight 0.114 kg