The Fifth Queen Crowned.
A Romance.London: Eveleigh Nash, 1908 Stock Code: 28463
TO HIS WIFEFirst edition, first impression. With his signed presentation inscription on the front free endpaper to his first wife, "Elsie Hueffer affectionately from Ford M. H. 26th March MCMVIII". Elsie's importance in Hueffer's development as a writer is easy to understate. However his progression from the middle ranking early efforts to the masterful and enduring work of genius that is The Good Soldier owes more than a little to her support. The third of Hueffer's Elizabethan novels.
Octavo. Original red cloth, titles and decoration to front board and spine gilt.
Endleaves rather tanned, boards a little marked, spine faded and rubbed. A very good copy.
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