Prince Hagen: A Phantasy
Place Published: Boston
Publisher: L. C. Page & Company
Date Published: 1903
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 39284
249; 5; 4pp. Duodecimo [19.5 cm] Navy blue striated cloth lettered and pictorially stamped in orange, black and gilt. Nine pages of publisher's adverts at the rear. Top edge trimmed; other edges rough trimmed. Good plus. Rubbed and gently bumped at the extremities. The cloth at the spine ends is a bit frayed. The front endsheet has several ink stamps and a bookseller's small sticker. There are very small dark ink stains on the top fore edge corners of approximately 20 pages. The text block is cracked at p. 149. From the collection of Berkeley book collector and letter press printer, John Ruyle, with his name in pencil on the front free endsheet. Bleiler CFL. In Locke.
A novel which characteristically revolves around Sinclair's notion of social reform. Here, the main character is an imaginary figure who uses his inherited Nibelungen gold to control the stock market.