Wormwood: A Drama of Paris

Wormwood: A Drama of Paris

Corelli, Marie [Mary Mackay]

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Place Published: New York
Publisher: The F. M. Lupton Publishing Company
Date Published: [1890]
Edition: Authorized American Edition
Binding: Hardcover
Book Id: 37985

Description

352pp. Duodecimo [18.5 cm] Dark red cloth over boards with a gilt stamped title between single ruled borders on the spine. Top edge gilt. Good. The extremities are very subtly darkened and stained. The spine is rolled, and the cloth at the spine ends and corners is frayed. A large portion of the front free endsheet has been cut out. The endsheets are cracked along the hinges, and the crack in the front endsheet has been neatly dabbed with glue. The pages are tanned. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his notes in pencil on the front free endsheet.

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A morbid and macabre tale involving hideous poison and the degeneration of the brain by addiction to absinthe (wormwood).