First edition of Mrs. Oliphant's Jeanne d'Arc (1896)

OLIPHANT, Mrs. [Margaret].

Jeanne d'Arc: Her life and death. By Mrs. Oliphant, author of "Makers of Florence," "Makers of Venice," etc.

Published: New York & London: G. P. Putnam's Sons

Date: 1896

First edition. 8vo, pp. x, [418] + b/w frontis and plates, 2 fold-out maps. Contemporary prize binding of full blue calf by Relfe Brothers of London, brown morocco label, raised bands, spine tooled in gilt, sides and edges with gilt foliate roll tool border, gilt stamp of Enfield Endowed Grammar School to upper board. Marbled edges and endpapers, inner blind floral roll tool borders. Decorative head- and tail-pieces and initials. Extremities and joints rubbed, corners bruised, some scuffing to boards. 1899 prize label to front pastedown. Very occasional foxing, else, clean and tight; plates and maps bright. A pleasing copy. Heroes of the nations, no.17.

Bibliography
Neither in Sadleir nor Wolff; Copac lists first editions in the BL and NLS.

Condition
Very Good

Binding
Full blue calf

£95

Offered by Quair Books