Titre : A THOUSAND AND ONE FOLLIES AND HIS MOST ...
Éditeur : Chapman & Hall Ltd., London
Date d'édition : 1927
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat de la jaquette : Dust Jacket Included
Edition : 1st Edition
Octavo, pp. [i-xi] xii-xvii [xviii-xx] [1-3] 4-189 [190-192: blank [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated boards with tan cloth shelf back, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g., others edges untrimmed. First edition in English. Limited to 1000 numbered copies. "A Thousand and One Follies" is a novelette of fifty-one pages, a sophisticated fairy tale concerning the perils of love and magic, and a satire on the superficial glitter of court life; it features a brief intercalated interplanetary tale featuring the Knight of the Moon. "His Most Unlooked-for Lordship" is a novella set in England, romantic in style but not fantastic. The seven-page introduction by Jameson is informative and amusing. The eleventh book in the series of XVIII Century French Romances, edited by Vyvyan Holland (Oscar Wilde's son), published by Chapman and Hall in the mid-to-late 1920s, a useful resource for French fantastic fiction of the period. A fine copy in very good decorative dust jacket with a touch of browning to spine, and internal offsetting from two internal mends made with cellulose tape since removed. (#115856). N° de réf. du libraire 115856
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