CLEOPATRA: BEING AN ACCOUNT OF THE FALL AND VENGEANCE OF HARMACHIS, THE ROYAL EGYPTIAN, AS SET FORTH BY HIS OWN HAND. London: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1889. Octavo, pp. [i-vii] viii [ix] x-xiii [xiv-xv] xvi  2-336 + 16-page publisher's catalogue dated "January 1889" inserted at rear, permissions slip regarding Woodville illustrations is present, 29 inserted plates with illustrations by Maurice Greiffenhagen and R. Caton Woodville, original decorated blue cloth over bevel-edged boards, front and spine panels stamped in gold, olive-green ship and swan patterned endpapers. First edition. 25,000 copies published 24 June 1889, this edition possibly preceded by one or more U.S. editions published the same month. Historical fantasy. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06532. Sadleir 1083. Wolff 2849. Scott 13. Whatmore F10. Slight spine lean, cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, contemporary owner's name and address on verso of front free endpaper, a sound, very good copy with tight inner hinges and bright cover stamping. (#152660).
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