FLAXIUS: Leaves from the Life of an Immortal.
Price: $45.00 USD
Place Published: London
Publisher: William Rider & Son.
Date Published: 1909.
Edition: First Edition, Second Issue
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 302899
First edition, Second Issue. Sheets of the 1902 Philip Welby edition, with a cancelled title page bearing the Rider imprint and the date of 1909. Octavo, original decorated blue cloth stamped in black, gilt titles on spine. 320 pp. Spine panel a bit faded, minor rubbing & light wear at edges of the cloth, private library label on front paste-down; a very good, sound copy.
¶ A linked series of satirical fables in which an immortal Etruscan magus encounters various historical and literary figures down the ages. Contains the Werewolf tale 'Flaxius and the Were-wolf'. Originally issued in 1902 by Philip Welby, William Rider took over Welby's stock in 1908.