A VOYAGE TO THE ISLAND OF THE ARTICOLES

Maurois, André (novel); Garnett, David (translation)

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Jonathan Cape
Date Published: 1928
Edition: First Edition
Book Id: 3031

Description

First Impression (and first in English), preceding the American edition published by Appleton Century the following year. Octavo (19.5cm); maroon mottled cloth, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; purple topstain; dustjacket; 63,[1]pp; illustrated with four wood engravings by Edward Carrick. Barest suggestion of foxing to text edges, else a fresh, Fine copy. Dustjacket is unclipped (priced 5s. net), with a touch of dust-soil and two tiny tears, else very Near Fine.

Comments

A satirical fantasy in the tradition of Swift, recounting the protagonist's visit to a strange community on an imaginary Pacific island. Locke (A Spectrum of Fantasy, Vol.1, p.153); Bleiler (1978 ed), p.136. Provenance: From the collection of Spectrum of Fantasy author George Locke.


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