The Amours of Edward the IV [and] Elysium : Or, the State of Love and Honour in the Superior Regions of Bliss. Anonymous, new, Josephine Grieder, Author of the Turkish Spy Giovanni Paolo Marana.

The Amours of Edward the IV [and] Elysium : Or, the State of Love and Honour in the Superior Regions of Bliss

New York: Garland Publishing, 1973.

Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #8669
ISBN: 0824005139

Library stamps/marks/labels/pocket, sunning, corner bump, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Facsimile reprint of 2 works. Original title page of the 1st reads: The amours of Edward the IV. An historical novel. By the author of the Turkish spy. London. Printed for Richard Sare, at Grays-Inn-Gate in Holborne. 1700. Original title page of the 2d has imprint: London: printed and sold by Francis Thompson in Little Germain Street, at St. James's; Thomas Hastings at the Rose in the Strand, and by the Book sellers in London, and Westminster. 1702. Authorship of the Amours is incorrectly attributed to G. P. Marana, the author of the Turkish spy. Cf. Brit. Mus. cat. Wing M565 (The amours of Edward the IV). "Both indicate the unformed, not to say embryonic, state of prose fiction at the time." - new Introduction by Josephine Grieder. ; Foundations of the Novel; Ex-Library; 7, 120, 144 pages.

Price: $39.95