Essays of Maeterlinck. Plays of Maeterlinck. FINE BINDING - DECORATIVE LEATHER BOUND SET, Maurice Maeterlinck, Alfred Sutro., A. B. Walkley.
Essays of Maeterlinck. Plays of Maeterlinck.
Essays of Maeterlinck. Plays of Maeterlinck.
Essays of Maeterlinck. Plays of Maeterlinck.

Essays of Maeterlinck. Plays of Maeterlinck.

New York. Dodd, Mead & Company. No date. Ca. 1900.
SET OF 19 LEATHERBOUND VOLUMES, one black and white frontispiece illustration with tissue guard, page count: 241, xxi+353, 427, xx+335, 348, 371, 232, 258, 409, 330, xv+183, 277, 287, vii+179, 205, 208, 209, xxvi+165, 131, 7 3/4 x 5 1/2 inches, top edge gilt other two edges un-cut, gilt dentelles, decorative gilt leather covered boards (hardbound). Various pages unopened, name plate on free endpaper of each volume. In near fine condition (the spines faded to a rich brown), 1/8 x 1/4 inch lightly abraded spot on back cover to the upper left side of one spine (Vol.13). Previous owner's bookplate in each volume. A finely bound set which enhances the bookshelf, each volume fitting snugly in the hand for reading. This is the Autograph Edition issued in a limited edition of 150 sets, printed on hand-made old Stratford paper, with the author's signature in the first volume of the Essays and the first volume of the Plays. Volumes 1 to 10 are the Essays of Maeterlinck, volumes 11 to 19 are the Plays (as marked on the Spine, although Volume 19 contains the Poems). The plays contained are as follows: Vol.1 Treasure of the Humble, Vol. 2. Wisdom and Destiny, Vol.3 The Life of the Bee, Vol.4 Buried Temple, Vol. 5 Double Garden, Vol.6 Measure of the Hour, Vol.7 On Emerson, Vol. 8 Our Eternity, Vol.9 Unknown Guest, Vol. 10 The Wrack of the Storm, Vol.11 Sister Beatrice and Ardiane & Barbe Bleue, Vol.12 Joyzelle and Monna Vanna, Vol.13 Blue Bird, Vol.14 Mary Magdalene, Vol.15 Pelleas & Melisande, Vol.16 Princess Maleine, Vol.17 The Intruder, Vol.18 Aglavaine & Selysette. Item #40697

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