John Meade Falkner: Abnormal Romantic.

DAVENPORT-HINES Richard (2018)

£85.00 

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Tall narrow 8vo. [Text: 383 x 183 mm]. 334, [1] pp. Tipped-in colour frontispiece of Meade Falkner's College of Arms grant of 1905 (The Nebuly Coat) painted by David Hopkinson, 15 black-and-white illustrations in the text. Bound in sky-blue cloth.

 

Printed for the Roxburghe Club,

Privately printed for The Roxburghe Club in an edition of five hundred copies, of which 400 are offered for sale. Designed by Robert Dalrymple. Set in Mark van Bronkhorst's Verigris type. Printed in Belgium by Albe De Coker, Distributed by Maggs Bros Ltd.

 

A new and deeply-researched biography by Richard Davenport-Hines of John Meade Falkner (1858-1932), armaments manufacturer and dealer, writer, and bibliophile, best-known for his three novels, The Lost Stradivarius (1895), Moonfleeet (1898), and The Nebuly Coat (1903).

Stock Code: 231460

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