The King of Elfland’s Daughter

Edward Plunkett, Lord
Dunsany

$1,750

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Dunsany
Edward Plunkett, Lord
The King of Elfland’s Daughter
Frontispiece photogravure by Sidney H. Sime. [xvi], 301 pp
4to
London
Putnam
May 1924
First edition, one of 250 copies signed by Dunsany at the preface and by the artist on the frontispiece
Original vellum backed cloth boards, morocco spine label, t.e.g. Minor foxing, else near fine, lacking the rare dust jacket
Joshi & Schweitzer I.37.a.1; Wessells, Conversation 17
310011
$1,750

Dunsany’s greatest work, and a landmark of fantasy literature in the interwar years, signed with his characteristic flourish of the quill