The Merchant Prince of Cornville: A Comedy [with Original photograph]

Cambridge, MA: Privately Printed, 1896. First Edition. Hard Cover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Good / No Jacket. Item #0318612

Good in cloth (some stains/rubbing to cloth; sl wear/few lvs). Sm 4to 168+[ 1] First edition of the 5-act play, and the basis of the famous plagiarism suit against Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac". One of 250 numbered cop ies (the entire edition), printed under the direction of Stone and Kimball, September 1896. See Kramer, pp153-54, 361. With an original portrait photo graph of Gross laid in at rear; signed in pencil on verso (though probably not by Gross).

Price: $150.00

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