KING JOHN OF JINGALO: THE STORY OF A MONARCH IN DIFFICULTIES
by Housman, Laurence
New York: Henry Holt and Company, 1912.. Octavo, pp. [1-2] [i-ii] iii [iv] [1-2] 3-377 [378: blank] [379-384: ads] [385-386: blank] [note: first and last leaves are blanks], original decorated green cloth, front and spine panels stamped in red. First U.S. edition. The first of Housman's two Ruritanian novels. "Able Ruritanian satire, mainly concerned with the equality of women." - Gerber, Utopian Fantasy (1973), p. 146. Bleiler (1948), p. 153. 1916 Christmas gift inscription on the recto of the first blank. A very good copy. (#158320) (Inventory #: 158320)
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