Lesbia Brandon with An historical and critical commentary being largely a study (and elevation) of Swinburne as a novelist

By: Swinburne, Algernon Charles and Randolph Hughes

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Book Condition: Very Good


A first thus edition of Swinburne's pornographic novel Lesbia Brandon, with a historical and critical commentary by Randolph Hughes. ---- Written between 1859 and 1868 but suppressed because considered pornographic in its day and first published posthumously in 1952; this is actually two books in one: Swinburne's unfinished, but still important novel, and Hughes's commentary on the poet as a novelist. ------- Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear; spine has lost color from sunning along with the perimeter edge. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has age-toned with light shelf handling; spine tips pushed. 8vo; 8 inches tall, xxxv 583 pages.

Title: Lesbia Brandon with An historical and critical commentary being largely a study (and elevation) of Swinburne as a novelist

Author Name: Swinburne, Algernon Charles and Randolph Hughes

Categories: Other,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: London, The Falcon Press: 1952

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 011541

Keywords: Swinburne, Algernon Charles, -- 1837-1909 -- Fictional works; Paraphilias in literature; Paraphilic Disorders.,