THE CONFESSIONAL OF THE BLACK PENITENTS By Ann Radcliffe. Wood Engravings by Philip Ross.
Price: $45.00 USD
Publisher: London: The Folio Society.
Date Published: 1956.
Edition: First Edition Thus
Condition: Very Good in Slipcase
Book Id: 5010
First printing of the first Folio Society printing. Octavo, original marbled paper boards with black cloth spine stamped in gilt. 403 pp., 16 full-page wood-engravings including the frontispiece, which is printed within a wood-engraved border which is repeated on the title page. Minor foxing, light rubbing to boards; a very good clean copy in paper-covered slipcase without dust wrapper, as issued. ¶ A classic gothic novel. The text was originally published as "The Italian or The Confessional of the Black Penitents..." in 1797.