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FIGURES OF EARTH - A COMEDY OF APPEARANCES. by  James Branch Cabell - First Illustrated Edition - 1925 - from poor mans books and


by Cabell, James Branch

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket

London: John Lane the Bodley Head,. Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket. 1925. First Illustrated Edition. Hardcover. B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; xviii, 257 pages; Elegant plates with impressed margins. Book VG+, clean. DJ rumpled at top back panel and shallow loss at bottom of spine.. .

Figures of Earth: A Comedy of Appearances is a fantasy novel or ironic romance by James Branch Cabell, set in the imaginary French province of Poictesme during the first half of the 13th century. The book follows the earthly career of Dom Manuel the Redeemer from his origins as a swineherd, through his elevation to the rank of Count of Poictesme, to his death. It forms the second volume of Cabell's gigantic Biography of Manuel.


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