Trollope, Anthony - The Duke's Children Limited Edition - ( Item 122089 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2015. First Thus. Fine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Near Fine slipcase. Very slight marks to slipcase. MAIN VOLUME: 720 pages. 9½" x 6¼". Typeset in Miller. Printed on Caxton Wove. Hand-marbled endpapers by Jemma Lewis. Half-bound in Indian Goatskin with cloth sides. Blocked on front, back and spine. Four raised bands. Leather titling label on spine. Gilded on top edge. Ribbon marker. Slipcase. A printed line counter is supplied, to enable easy reference to the line numbers in the commentary volume. COMMENTARY VOLUME: 160 pages. 9½" x 6¼". Typeset in Miller. Printed on Caxton Wove. Frontispiece portrait of Anthony Trollope by Julia Margaret Cameron. Endpapers printed with pages from the original manuscript. Bound in cloth blocked on front and spine. Ribbon marker. 'This newly recovered version of The Duke’s Children reveals the book as a fully satisfying, completely realised final volume of the magnificent Palliser novels. Here, the writer is just as we would have him be, expansive, humorous, wistful, wise, as he creates this intricate and intriguing world for the last time; and at the centre is the opaque, melancholy, elusive figure of Plantagenet Palliser himself, Duke of Omnium, master of all he surveys, excepting only his children, his life and his soul. We were not told it until now, but The Duke's Children is a great work of fiction and a great work of art' THE LORD FELLOWES. Number 895 of a limited edition of 1890 numbered copies.
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