THE SCARLET SEAL: A TALE OF THE BORGIAS. By Dick Donovan [pseudonym]. London: John Long, 1902. Octavo, pp. [1-5] 6  8-312 + 30-page publisher's catalogue dated "March, 1903" inserted at rear, original pictorial blue cloth, front panel stamped in red, white and black, spine panel stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, bottom edge untrimmed. First edition. A historical romance in which a witch's curse appears to be fulfilled. Wilson, Shadows in the Attic, p. 193. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Cloth rubbed at spine ends, corner tips, and along outer joints, a very good copy. (#149470).
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