Title:Jurgen : A Comedy of Justice. First British Edition
Publisher:  John Lane The Bodley Head Limited,, London , 1921, 1921
Seller ID: 25050
CABELL, James Branch. Jurgen : A Comedy of Justice. With Illustrations & Decorations by Frank C. Papé and an Introduction by Hugh Walpole. London : John Lane The Bodley Head Limited, 1921. Pp (6),v-xvii,(3),3-325,(7, including 2 pages pf publisher adverts) + tipped-in colour frontispiece + 12 plates. 8vo (164 x 245 mm), black cloth, with gilt lettering and decoration to front board, with gilt lettering to spine. Will illustrated end-papers. Top-edge dyed red.
James Branch Cabell (b. April 14, 1879, Richmond, Virginia - d. May 5, 1958, Richmond, Virginia).
His most famous and influential novel.
Limited to 3000 copies.
Small pencilled sketch of stemmed glass to obverse of frontispiece, slightly cocked, light wear, else very good. With small addendum (regarding a review in the TLS on the page opposite) slip tipped onto verso of p.325. 150.00