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Sylvia Or The May Queen

By George Darley

1892 - London - J. M. Dent

8.5" x 5.5"; xxx, 34-200

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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 The limited large paper edition of this drama by the Irish playwright and poet George Darley.

Darley published his first poem, Errors of Ecstasie, in 1822. He also wrote for the London Magazine, under the pseudonym of John Lacy. In it appeared his best-known story, Lilian of the Vale, which Edgar Allan Poe thought had "wonderfully succeeded." Various other books followed, including this one in 1827.

This is a limited edition reprint - part of a series by the publisher called The Lovers' Libary. It is number 43 of 100 large paper copies.

Direct from the library of the late Hugh Selbourne MD (1906-1973) a noted book collector and diarist.

CONDITION

In the original cloth with a gilt motif to the front board and spine. Externally smart with a little fading areound the edges of the boards and to the spine. The text block is untrimmed and the edges are a little dusty as a result. The free endpapers are a little age toned. Internally clean and bright, and generally firmly bound. There is an occasional hint of cockling. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED


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