INMATES OF THE MANSION: OR, THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF LORD WILL DEGENERATE: AN ALLEGORY ... Second Edition. Joseph Ashton.

INMATES OF THE MANSION: OR, THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF LORD WILL DEGENERATE: AN ALLEGORY ... Second Edition. London: Digby, Long & Co., Publishers, n.d., [1896]. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [ix-x] [11] 12-158 [159: printer's imprint] [160: blank] + 16-page publisher's catalogue dated "November 1896" inserted at rear, eight inserted plates with illustrations by H. Manthorp, original pictorial tan cloth, front panel stamped in red, yellow, green and black, spine panel stamped in red, gold and black, publisher's monogram stamped in blind on rear panel, white endpapers with floral pattern printed in green. First edition, second printing with "second edition" printed on the title page. "... an allegorical and satirical story set in a huge mansion in an unnamed city in an imaginary country." - Locke, A Spectrum of Fantasy (I), p. 23. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978), Day, Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature, or Reginald (1979; 1992). A fine copy. (#150878).

Price: $200.00

See all items in Victorian Fiction
See more items by
Printing identification statement for this book:
"SECOND EDITION" on title page.