du Maurier, George >>
Title Trilby : A Novel, with Illustrations by the Author
Book Condition Very Good with no dust jacket
Publisher N. Y. : Harper & Brothers Publishers; 1895
Illustrator Illustrated by George du Maurier
Seller ID 8461
464 pages; 12mo (7.5") 19 cm; Hardcover, tan cloth decorated in gilt and olive green; front board decorated with roses, ribbons, and other ornaments enclosing a gilt heart with eagle's wings, superimposed over a spider in a spider's web; 464 pages; 100+ b/w line drawings, many full page; 4 pages of publisher ads in rear. ; Very early reprint. Copyright page 1894, title page 1895. This is NOT a flimsy print-on-demand cheapie but an actual book from 1896. This is the original gothic novel of the evil hypnotist Svengali, basis of later tale Phantom of the Opera. ; Cloth browned on spine but gilt bright and readable. Top edge sunned. Tasteful b/w bookplate on front endpaper, name and place (George L. Welton, Waterbury, Connecticut) penned on same in old ink. A few small spots here and there otherwise no interior marks. Binding tight.