Lot 33 of 327:
Inscribed by Frank Harris to Lord Alfred Douglas  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$192
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$300 - $500

Title:
Montes the Matador and Other Stories - inscribed to Lord Alfred Douglas

Author:
Harris, Frank

Place:
London

Publisher:
Grant Richards

Date:
1900

Description:

[7], 254, [1] pp. (8vo), original green cloth stamped in gilt. First Edition. 

Inscribed by Harris to Lord Alfred Douglas at the half-title: "To Bosie Douglas - Poet, critic, friend - from Frank Harris in affectionate sympathy. Nov. [?] 1900." Frank Harris was a British editor, novelist, short story writer, journalist and publisher, who was friendly with many well-known figures of his day, remembered mainly for his multiple-volume memoir, My Life and Loves, which was banned in numerous countries for its sexual explicitness. Lord Alfred Bruce Douglas, nicknamed Bosie, was a British author, poet, translator, and political commentator, best known as the friend and lover of Oscar Wilde.


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Condition:
Some wear to cloth with sunning to spine; foxing to endpapers and scattered light foxing throughout; very good.


 
Item number:
283631
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