Maurice de Guerin.

By: Arnold, Matthew.

Price: $125.00

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Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1903. First edition thus. Original printed jacket over card stock covers, 76 pp. printed on japan vellum, one of 425 copies. This first appeared in Fraser's Magazine, January 1863. It was reprinted in "Essays in Criticism", 1865, and again as a preliminary essay in "The Journal of Maurice de Guerin", New York, 1867 (see below). A little toning and smudging to the jacket, Very Good. With: Maurice de Guerin, "The Centaur and the Bacchante. Two Prose Poems". Portland, Maine: Thomas B. Mosher, 1897. Stated second Mosher edition, one of 425 on japan vellum. Original printed dust jacket over card stock covers, in a glassine envelope once sealed in gold tape, inserted in a slipcase, quarter japan vellum lettered in gilt, over decorative paper in three colors, a floral pattern, all as issued by the publisher. The translation is by Lucie Page. Bruce Rogers created his celebrated Centaur typeface, a refinement of his Montaigne, in 1914 for use in de Guerin's "The Centaur" (Montague, Mass., 1915). Glassine with some edge tears, slipcase with a small dent on the top edge and some cracking just starting from the fore-edge, else a Fine copy, and very pretty. For both:

Title: Maurice de Guerin.

Author Name: Arnold, Matthew.

Categories: Other,

Seller ID: arnold,matthew.125portland,maine:thomasb.mosher,