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SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Revolt of Islam; A Poem, in Twelve Cantos . London: B. M'Millan for C. and J. Ollier, 1818.

Auction 08.10.2001
08.10.2001 - 09.10.2001
Schätzpreis
2.500 $ - 3.500 $
Zuschlagspreis:
2.820 $
Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 320

SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Revolt of Islam; A Poem, in Twelve Cantos . London: B. M'Millan for C. and J. Ollier, 1818.

Auction 08.10.2001
08.10.2001 - 09.10.2001
Schätzpreis
2.500 $ - 3.500 $
Zuschlagspreis:
2.820 $
Beschreibung:

SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Revolt of Islam; A Poem, in Twelve Cantos . London: B. M'Millan for C. and J. Ollier, 1818. 8 o (226 x 140 mm). (Signature B sprung, errata leaf b2 misbound at end after S7, some occasional pale spotting.) Original drab boards, uncut (skilfully rebacked with original spine and portions of spine label preserved); morocco pull-off case. Provenance : John Powle (19th-century ownership stamp on pastedown) -- Albert De Silver (signature on pastedown dated 1916) -- purchased from John F. Fleming, New York, 1 May 1970. FIRST EDITION, second issue, with the title a cancel and correctly dated 1818; also with the fly-title correctly bound as d1. This edition reproduces the text of Laon and Cythna (1818), made up of the same sheets, with a new title-page and twenty-six cancel leaves, the Preface ending on p. xxi and the half-title changed to The Revolt of Islam . "When only a few copies [of Laon and Cythna ] had been issued, Ollier, the publisher, demanded that certain passages be removed or changed, and Shelley, under protest, acceded to his wishes" (Granniss/Grolier Shelley 44). Ashley V, p.67; Tinker 1895; Wise Shelley , p.49.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 320
Auktion:
Datum:
08.10.2001 - 09.10.2001
Auktionshaus:
Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center
Beschreibung:

SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Revolt of Islam; A Poem, in Twelve Cantos . London: B. M'Millan for C. and J. Ollier, 1818. 8 o (226 x 140 mm). (Signature B sprung, errata leaf b2 misbound at end after S7, some occasional pale spotting.) Original drab boards, uncut (skilfully rebacked with original spine and portions of spine label preserved); morocco pull-off case. Provenance : John Powle (19th-century ownership stamp on pastedown) -- Albert De Silver (signature on pastedown dated 1916) -- purchased from John F. Fleming, New York, 1 May 1970. FIRST EDITION, second issue, with the title a cancel and correctly dated 1818; also with the fly-title correctly bound as d1. This edition reproduces the text of Laon and Cythna (1818), made up of the same sheets, with a new title-page and twenty-six cancel leaves, the Preface ending on p. xxi and the half-title changed to The Revolt of Islam . "When only a few copies [of Laon and Cythna ] had been issued, Ollier, the publisher, demanded that certain passages be removed or changed, and Shelley, under protest, acceded to his wishes" (Granniss/Grolier Shelley 44). Ashley V, p.67; Tinker 1895; Wise Shelley , p.49.

Auktionsarchiv: Los-Nr. 320
Auktion:
Datum:
08.10.2001 - 09.10.2001
Auktionshaus:
Christie's
New York, Rockefeller Center
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