Boston: L.C. Page and Company. 1907. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First edition. Octavo, original red pictorial cloth stamped in black, green and gold on front panel, gilt titles on spine, pictorial endpapers. 463+ 4 pp publisher's catalogue at rear. Decorated title page printed in red and black, tipped-in colour frontispiece with tissue guard plus three additional full-page tipped-in colour plates, all with decorative borders and tissue guards, by the Kinneys. Decorated initials throughout. Minor dampstain to rear panel, ink name on front endpaper, faint dampstain affecting the lower corners of the frst 100 or so pages of text; otherwise a very good bright copy of a very attractive book. Very Good. Item #309298
¶ Historical fantasy novel with supernatural elements, set in tenth-century Rome.