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ItemID: #104308
Cost: $450.00

If I Were King

Justin Huntly Mccarthy


MCCARTHY, Justin Huntly. If I Were King. New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (1901). Octavo, contemporary three-quarter red calf, raised bands, elaborately gilt-decorated spine, blue and green morocco spine labels, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. $450.

First edition of McCarthy's novel of the poet Francois Villon in the time of Louis XI, handsomely bound by Bayntun.

Preceded by McCarthy's play version of the same year; this edition is illustrated with full-page photographic plates of the actors in costume. Bookplate.

Fine condition.

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