IXORA: A MYSTERY. Anonymous, J.? Harrison.

IXORA: A MYSTERY. London: Kegan Paul, Trench & Co., 1888. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-vii [viii] [1] 2-235 [236: printer's imprint] + 48-page publisher's catalogue dated "11.87" inserted at rear, original brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, all edges untrimmed, black coated endpapers. First edition. Possibly a presentation copy with initialed (indecipherable) gift inscription on recto of half title leaf. Penciled attribution to "J. Harrison" on title page. Sentimental Victorian ghost novel; Spanish Inquisition, witchcraft, possession, ghosts. "Large portions of text in verse: a curious novel indeed. About Bristol Jews, a romantic historical melodrama." - Wolff 7498. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978) or Reginald (1979; 1992). Cloth a bit rubbed at spine ends and corner tips, some light soiling and spotting to cloth, but a bight, tight, very good copy. (#149628).

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