Brome, Vincent,: Frank Harris
Book Number: 0224422
Cassell, London, 1959. Hardcover (Original Cloth). Very Good Condition/Very Good. First Edition. 500 g; X, 246pp., list of illustrations, foreword by author, bibliography and index. Black-and-white illustrated frontispiece, showing "A Portrait of Frank Harris in 1895, painted by Sir William Rothenstein". The text is illustrated with seven black-and-white illustrations/photographs. Red coloured boards with gilt writing on the spine. Illustrated dustwrapper, showing engraved version of frontispiece, with yellow background and black writing on the front panel and spine. Apart from a slight darkening of the edges of the pages and the dust jacket panels, and a 0.5 inch split at the top right-hand corner of the rear panel of the dust jacket, the book shows no signs of damage. Biography of 19th Century Literary tycoon and Editor, who helped launch great names such as Oscar Wilde, H.G. Wells, Bernard Shaw and others. Frank Harris was also the author of one of Victorian/Edwardian England's most notorious pornographic books -- "My Life and Loves". . Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: Biography & Autobiography; Erotica; 19th Century; Inventory No: 0224422.