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LITERARY BLASPHEMIES by  Ernest Boyd - First Edition - 1927 - from Diversity Books and


by Boyd, Ernest

Condition: Very Good/Fair +

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1927. 265pp., plus (iii). Book clean and square. Quarter-cloth hardcover. Complete title label over lightly bumped buckram spine. Plain green boards undamaged. A former owner's details (dated 1928) and old price indentation on ffep., tinted top edge, laid paper, untrimmed foredge and foot, else text-block clean. Printed, loose-plastic protected dustjacket price-clipped, jagged nips and tears, plus closed tear and several small biopredation spots on front panel and spine. A series of critical essays, by Ernest Boyd, on some of the giants of the literary world: Milton, Dickens, Whitman, Poe, Swift, Shakespeare, Byron . . . Book weight approx. 635g. . First Edition. Hardcover and Dustjacket. Very Good/Fair +. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.


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