NADA THE LILY. Haggard, Rider.

NADA THE LILY. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1892. Octavo, pp. [i-iv] v-vii [viii] ix-xiii [xiv] xv-xvi [xvii] xviii [1] 2-295 [296: blank] [297-304: ads] [note: title leaf tipped in between (A)1 and (A)2], 23 inserted plates with illustrations by Charles Kerr, original decorated red cloth, front and spine panels stamped in white and gold. First edition. The U.S. edition was published 30 April 1892, preceding the British edition published 9 May 1892. "This is generally considered to be Haggard's finest work, a sustained, tragic story. While Nada is a sop to the romantic market, the remainder of the book is powerful, imaginative, and filled with cultural detail." - Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 726. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06557. Scott 18A. Whatmore F15.6.b. Extensive but light spotting to cloth on front cover, still an attractive, very good copy. (#152667).

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