Or an Oxford love story.London, William Heinemann, 1911 Stock Code: 41557
His only novel, finely boundFirst edition, first impression. "In 1911 he published to great critical acclaim his only novel, Zuleika Dobson. This fantasy about the beautiful young woman whose visit to Oxford occasions the suicide of all the undergraduates has proved his most popular prose work; it has been the most continuously in print of all his books. An expanded edition, The Illustrated Zuleika Dobson, appeared in 1985. Zuleika Dobson was included in the 1998 controversial Modern Library list of '100 best novels' of the twentieth century, ranking fifty-ninth (New York Times, 20 July 1998)" (ODNB).
Octavo. Finely bound by the Chelsea Bindery in full tan morocco, titles to spine gilt, raised bands, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt.
A fine copy.
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