The King Of Elfland's Daughter - Lord Dunsany - Inscribed
The King Of Elfland's Daughter ,by Lord Dunsany. Second Edition,.Published by G.P. Putnam's Sons ,London, June !924. Publisher's original dark blue cloth lettered in gilt.
The most important book written by Lord Dunsany and rated by some as being as important as Tolkien's Lord of the Rings in the canon of Fantasy literature. Frontispiece by S.H. Sime. This copy from the library of fellow author and pioneering lesbian Marguerite 'Radclyffe Hall' .The front paste down bears her bookplate and later joint bookplate Radclyffe Hall and Una Troubridge. Inscribed by Hall to title page.'Radclyffe- Hall & Troubridge. Great Central Hotel June.1924'. Signed by Lord Dunsany to front endpaper with a 3 side autograph letter from Dunsany thanking Hall for appreciating his work and enclosing as a thank you his.... 'recent portrait of my magician ,sitting amongst the tulips of the country, towards Moon's Rising, with his back to the frontier of Earth. Yours sincerely Dunsany'
Quite an accomplished drawing by Dunsany which is included with this item.