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Harper's New Monthly Magazine

Volume LXXXVIII  No. DXXIV  January 1894 - Vol LXXXIX  No. DXXXI

Containing Trilby by George Du Maurier

9" by 6.5",


 

DETAILS

bound in full soft leather, with gilt lettering to the front board. 

These volumes of Harper's new monthly magazine, are bound together and as a consequence the pagination in incorrect.  All volume contain the text 'Trilby' by George Du maurier, plus poetry by various poets. 

Trilby (1894) is a gothic horror novel by George du Maurier and one of the most popular novels of its time, perhaps the second best selling novel of the Fin de sicle period after Bram Stoker's Dracula.  Trilby is set in the 1850s in an idyllic bohemian Paris.  Though it features the hijinks of three lovable English artists especially the delicate genius Little Billee its most memorable character is Svengali, a Jewish rogue, a masterful musician, and an irresistible hypnotist.

CONDITION

The binding is slightly loose, with the chords visible throughout and pages 373/4 and the rear blank-end page are detached but present.  The text block is detached from the front board and spine but attached to the rear board.  The rear board is firmly attached to the front board.   There is wear to the extremities, including s water ring stain to the front board, plus rubbing and scratching to the boards and spine.  Internally the pages are generally clean and bright, although there are handling marks and some minor brown spots on various pages.  Additional paper has been stuck on to pages 587, 350 and  874, which cover the bottom half of these pages. 

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