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Titre : LECTURES ON ENGLISH POETRY, FROM THE REIGN ...
Éditeur : Smith, Elder, and Co. 65, Cornhill, London
Date d'édition : 1829
Reliure : Hardcover
Edition : 1st Edition
12mo, pp. [i-v] vi-xx [xi] xii-xxiii [xxiv] [1-3] 4-543 [544: blank], inserted frontispiece (portrait of the author), early nineteenth-century three-quarter green leather and marbled boards, marbled endpapers, top edge marbled, other edges rough trimmed. First edition. A collection of essays, poetry and tales, posthumously published after the author's suicide at the age of 30. Contains at least six fantastic tales, "Totteridge Priory" (a ghost story), "The Shakespearean Elysium" (a Bangsian fantasy of a world populated by Shakespeare's characters), "The Dinner of the Months" and "Every Day at Breakfast" (slight allegorical whimsies), "The Comet" (concerning the devil and astrology), "The Magician's Visitor" (in which the alchemist Cornelius Agrippa encounters the Wandering Jew, and "The Houri, a Persian Tale" (concerning a magic mirror and a death prophecy). "The Magician's Visitor" has been anthologized and is "much the best story in the collection. The other stories are negligible." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 1227. Probably lacks a half title leaf. Binding rubbed at edges, a very good copy. (#151582). N° de réf. du libraire 151582
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