Home » Browse » Modern literature » LUBBOCK, Percy. - The Region Cloud.
return to previous page


The Region Cloud.

Published: London: Jonathan Cape, 1925

Stock code: 111264

Price: £125

Free shipping for UK customers.

This item is on show at 100 Fulham Road (map)

First edition, first impression, of Lubbock’s only published novel, which has been read as “a dubious homage to Henry James, as it presents the figure of a great artist whose throng of young admirers makes him feel powerful. While its rambling narrative may have alienated some readers, its series of fleeting impressions that combine to signal a life-changing experience confer on The Region Cloud the stamp of the modern” (ODNB).

Octavo. Contemporary full morocco, raised bands to spine forming compartments ruled in gilt, second and third gilt-lettered direct, acorn centrepieces to remaining compartments gilt, onlaid simulated snakeskin panels to covers within broad ropework borders gilt, top edge gilt, broad turn-ins ruled in gilt with dandelion cornerpieces gilt, tan endpapers. A very good copy in an unusual binding.

Don't understand our descriptions? Try reading our Glossary