TALES AND SKETCHES by the Right Hon. Benjamin Disraeli, Earl of Beaconsfield K.G. With a Prefatory Memoir by J. Logie Robertson. London: William Paterson & Co. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, 1891. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi [vii] viii-xxiii [xiv] [1] 2-389 [390: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, inserted frontispiece (portrait of Disraeli), original three-quarter maroon cloth with floral patterned side panels, spine panel stamped in gold, t.e.g., fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. The Lippincott issue with their imprint at bottom of spine panel. Part of the "Treasure House of Tales" series. Collects twenty pieces of fiction and satire by the famous Victorian statesman/author, of which several qualify as fantasy, including IXION IN HEAVEN, POMPANILLA, and "The Infernal Marriage." A useful collection of an important author. NCBEL III 774. Sadleir 727 (limited issue). Not in Wolff. A bright, fine copy. (#118059).

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