Book ID: 26043 Count Julian: A Tragedy. WALTER SAVAGE LANDOR.
Count Julian: A Tragedy.
Count Julian: A Tragedy.

Landor's First Published Play

Count Julian: A Tragedy.

Place and Imprint: London: Printed for John Murray, 1812.
Edition: First edition.
Bibliographical References: Wise & Wheeler 12; NCBEL III, 1211.
Condition: Some minor chafing and wear to the binding; very good copy.
Book ID: 26043

Physical Description

Small 8vo, early 19th century blue diced calf, green leather label, gilt rules, decorations and lettering. Bound without the half-title.


The first published play by Walter Savage Landor (1775-1864), an historical drama based on the Spaniard, Julian, Count of Ceuta, his quarrel with Roderic and the tragic consequences it had on Spain. This famous event in Spanish history was also used in verse and plays by Walter Scott, Robert Southey and Willilam Rowley. Attractive armorial bookplate on the front paste-down, signed "G.W. Eng '94"

Price: $350.00