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Prince Zaleski.
Boston, Roberts Brothers. 1895, 1895. First US Edition of the author's first book. 8vo. Near fine in publisher's blue grey cloth with some slight toning to the spine panel. Titled in gilt to spine and in black to front board with publisher's 'key' monogram in black to rear board. Internally bright and clean with Beardsley designed title page and front board decorations. A lovely copy of a scarce book. 'Matthew Phipps Shiel (his surname was originally spelled Shiell) (21 July 1865 – 17 February 1947), was a prolific British (or perhaps more accurately West Indian) writer of fantastic fiction. He is remembered mostly for supernatural and scientific romances. His work was published as novels, short stories and as serials. A recently discovered scandal (involving, allegedly, his twelve year old stepdaughter; a resounding victory for Victorian morality) perhaps explains why his literary output suddenly dwindled in 1914.'
      [Bookseller: Adrian Harrington Rare Books]
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