Item #311817 THE SECRET GLORY. Arthur MACHEN.


London: Martin Secker, 1917.No Date [1922]. First Edition. Octavo, original black cloth lettered in gilt on spine panel, top edges stained green. [309] pp + [3] pp ads at rear. The second issue binding, issued in March 1922 (the first issue was in February), the differences between the issues are minute but this issue has the lower page edges trimmed and a slightly smaller typeface for the publisher's imprint on the spine. A fine copy in the original printed dust jacket. The jacket has some old closed tear and a few small chips and has some old tape repairs, both internally and externally, done at some point in the past. Still, an attractive copy. Goldstone & Sweetser 19b. Item #311817

¶ Metaphysical fantasy. The Secret Glory follows the life of the young man Ambrose Meyrick, who at a young age is exposed to the strange, hidden mysticism of the Holy Graal.

Price: $185.00