London: The Falcon Press, 1952. Harcover. Hardcover. 583pp. Very thick octavo [20.5 cm] Reddish brown cloth covered boards with a gilt stamped title on the spine. Very good condition. The edges of the covers are lightly rubbed and bumped. The dust jacket is in very good condition. The spine is mildly darkened, and has multiple light moisture stains. There are several short closed tears in the edges. The fore edges of the last ten pages are chipped and bumped, not affecting the text. Item #24119
An historical and critical commentary being largely a study (and elevation) of Swinburne as a novelist.