SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe. The Revolt of Islam; a Poem in Twelve Cantos. (FIRST EDITION SECOND ISSUE - THE DOHENY COPY - 1818)

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AUTHOR: SHELLEY, Percy Bysshe

TITLE: The Revolt of Islam; a Poem in Twelve Cantos.

PUBLISHER: London: for C. & J. Ollier, 1818.

DESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION SECOND ISSUE THE DOHENY COPY. 1 volume, xxxii, [2], 270, [1], with leaf d1 containing the 4 line Pindar quote and the errata leaf. Bound in full green morocco, ribbed gilt decorated spine, cover ruled and paneled in gilt, gilt dentelles, by Wood, all edges gilt, by Wood. With the gilt leather bookplate of Estelle Doheny.

CONDITION: Front hinge lightly rubbed otherwise VERY GOOD

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Shelley's verse tragedy proved an unexpected publishing sensation, despite its action being far too lurid for the London stage.