THE SILVER STALLION: A COMEDY OF REDEMPTION. James Branch Cabell.

THE SILVER STALLION: A COMEDY OF REDEMPTION. New York: Robert M. McBride & Company, [1928]. Large octavo, pp. [i-x] xi-xii [xiii] xiv-xxiii] xxiv] xxv [xxvi] [1-2] 3-358 [359-360: blank] [note: title leaf is an insert], eleven inserted plates with illustrations by Frank C. Papé, original pictorial black cloth, front and spine panels stamped in gold, map endpapers, top edge stained red. First printing of the illustrated edition. "Episodic novel, direct sequel to FIGURES OF EARTH (1921). After Manuel's death his associated company of knights and wizards disintegrates and each individual member must find his own destiny. In a summary conclusion, Jurgen assesses the glittering legacy of the great Redeemer; though his verdict is basically Cervantean, he finds that the sham had some good consequences." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5-52. Barron (ed), Fantasy Literature 3-68. Bleiler, The Guide to Supernatural Fiction 326. Schlobin, The Literature of Fantasy 170. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 58. Bleiler (1978), p. 37. Reginald 02409. A fine copy in fine gold foil pictorial dust jacket (with illustration by Papé) with touch of wear at upper spine end and rubbing at lower spine end and corner tips. A lovely copy of this fantasy classic. (#160034).

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"ILLUSTRATED EDITION, OCTOBER, 1928 / [First Impression]" on copyright page.