The Grey Lady

(Item #3759) The Grey Lady. Arthur Rackham, Henry Seton Merriman.
The Grey Lady
The Grey Lady
The Grey Lady
"Amongst the cleverest and most interesting of recent novels."
The Grey Lady

London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1897. First Thus. First edition with Illustrations by Arthur Rackham. Publisher's lavender-gray cloth, front cover with small blind-stamped device, lettered in gilt, spine lettered in gilt, dark gray-blue coated end-papers. Octavo 7 9/16 x 5 1/8 inches; 193 x 130 mm.). Collating viii, 342, [2, advertisements]. Twelve half-tone plates (including frontispiece). A near fine copy.

Acclaimed by The Observer that year as being "amongst the cleverest and most interesting of recent novels." Hugh Stowell Scott (1862-1903), the author, was a prominent English novelist who used the pseudonym Henry Seton Merriman. The Grey Lady was first published in 1895 without illustrations.
(Item #3759)

Price: $700

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