Mariquita. HENRY GRANT.


Publisher: London: Emily Faithfull, Printer and Publisher in Ordinary to Her Majesty, 1863.
Edition: First edition, subscribers issue in a morocco binding designed by John Leighton.
Bibliographical References: Fredeman, Emily Faithfull and the Victoria Press (The Library, June 1974), 53.
Condition: Binding a little soiled and worn; very good copy.
Book ID: 26486


8vo, original gilt-decorated brown morocco signed "J.L.", gilt lettering, a.e.g. Photographic frontis portrait. Seven-page list of subscribers. Errata slip tipped in at page 274.


¶ A long narrative poem based on a Spanish legend, probably "Mariquita la Pelona," with a photographic frontispiece of a portrait apparently of Mariquita. The frontis is signed on the verso "John Beattie, Clifton." There were two issues, a deluxe one for subscribers and an ordinary issue in cloth.

Price: $975.00

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