RED EVE. Haggard, Rider.

RED EVE. London New York Toronto: Hodder & Stoughton, n.d. [1911]. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-vi] vii-ix [x] [1] 2-296 [note: first leaf is a blank preceding half title leaf] + [16]-page undated publisher's catalogue inserted at rear, four inserted plates with color illustrations by A. C. Michael, original red cloth, front panel stamped in black and gold, spine panel stamped in gold, pictorial paper inlay on front panel. First edition. 13,500 copies printed. One of Haggard's better late novels, a weird romance set in mid-fourteenth-century Europe during the French and English Wars and the Black Death. In 333. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 734. Bleiler (1978), p. 90. Reginald 06562. Wolff 2880. Scott 57. Whatmore F37. Previous owner's calling card affixed to front paste-down. Cloth rubbed at edges, considerable foxing to endpapers and page edges as well as lighter scattered foxing in the text, a sound, good copy. (#152668).

Price: $250.00

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