FALKNER, J. Meade.
The Lost Stradivarius.
First edition, first impression, first issue with the earliest catalogue. Presentation copy, inscribed by the author to the poet Henry Newbolt on the first blank, “Henry Newbolt, from the author. Jan 1896.” A sophisticated supernatural tale, by the author who wrote the popular Moonfleet. With the inserted catalogue at the end dated 10/95.
Octavo. Original blue cloth, decoration and titles to front board in blind and to spine gilt, buff patterned endpapers. Spine gently rolled, spine ends and tips a little rubbed and worn, minor foxing to contents; an excellent, bright copy.
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