THE ROMANCE OF A MUMMY. Translated from the French of Theophile Gautier by Augusta McC. Wright.

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THE ROMANCE OF A MUMMY. Translated from the French of Theophile Gautier by Augusta McC. Wright.
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Place Published: Philadelphia
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company.
Date Published:
Edition: Early Reprint
Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Book Id: 309305

Description

Early reprint of the First American Edition, which is the First Edition in English. Octavo, original brown cloth titled in pale green on spine & front panel, front panel with a decorative motif of a winged uraeus in pale green, blue and yellow. 245 pp. Neat bookplate on front paste-down, trifling wear to corners, a bright, very good copy.

Comments

First issued by Lippincott in 1882. Certainly one of the earliest treatments of the 'reanimated mummy' motif in fiction.


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