THE DRYAD. A Novel. Justin Huntly McCARTHY.


New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers. 1905. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. First Edition. Octavo, original pictorial olive-green cloth, front panel stamped in black and blind, spine panel stamped in black, title page printed in green and black. 314 pp. Very small, attractive bookseller's ticket on front endpaper [F. Loeser & Co., Brooklyn Book Store]. A fine, fresh copy. Fine. Item #310544

¶ "Medieval romance set at the end of the thirteenth century, when Greece is under French rule. The magical daughter of a dryad, given immortality by Zeus, still lives in the Eleusinian wood; she falls in love with a young prince, but has to pose as a man and defeat him in a tournament in order to reclaim him from the sinister domination of a rival enchantress."

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