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Jurgen : A Comedy of Justice by  James Branch Cabell - Paperback - from Callaghan Books South and Biblio.com

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Jurgen : A Comedy of Justice

by Cabell, James Branch

Condition: Good


Mineola, NY, U.S.A.: Dover Publications, Incorporated 13 Plates by Frank C. Pape. (Originally published, 1919) Some red ink underlining throughout. Large softcover, blue background with complex illustration on front wrapper, slight wear to front tips and spine edges, two light creases at bottom back edge, lightly soiled spot at top back edge at middle, browning to exterior pages' edges. 325 pages plus catalog. Good copy.. Soft Cover. Good. Illus. by Pape, Frank C..

"Jurgen: A Comedy of Justice," an entry in the Poictesme series, is an epic fantasy voyage as well as an erotic fable. Cabell himself wrote: "This fable is, as the world itself, a book wherein each man will find what his nature enables him to see; which gives us back each his own image; and which teaches us each the lesson that each of us desires to learn." Jurgen was banned for decades because of its explicit content. It was, and remains, a groundbreaking early fantasy novel and a worthy addition to the Wildside Fantasy Classics line.




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