(#117406) NERINDA (1901). Norman Douglas.

NERINDA (1901). Florence, [Italy]: G. Orioli, 1929. Large octavo, original orange boards printed in black, all edges untrimmed. First separate edition. Limited to 475 numbered copies signed by Douglas. A revised version of "Nerinda," first published in UNPROFESSIONAL TALES (1901). "His first fantasy, written in 1899, was 'Nerinda' ... set in Pompeii, a delusional fantasy about an enigmatic femme fatale." - Clute and Grant (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997), p. 286. Bleiler (1978), p. 63. Not in Reginald (1979; 1992). Woolf A28a. Just a bit of dust soiling to spine panel, a nearly fine, unopened copy in a remnant of what was perhaps the original unprinted dust jacket; lacks the cardboard slipcase. (#117406).

Price: $150.00

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"This Edition is Limited to four hundred / and seventy-five copies numbered and / signed by the Author..." on colophon page.