The Silver Domino; or Side Whispers, Social and Literary. Marie CORELLI.

The Silver Domino; or Side Whispers, Social and Literary.

London: Lamley & Co., 1894. Twentieth Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. xvi + 366pp. Black cloth with stellar design in silver across boards & spine. An anonymous critique of fashionable British political and literary society - including a number of parodies - by Marie Corelli 1855-1924. Corelli was an enormously popular British writer of often occult-themed fiction, whose novels are considered by some to be minor classics of supernatural fiction. Her books had a wide readership - including Gerald Gardner who had four of her novels in his library - and Aleister Crowley, who refered to her in several book reviews.Spine ends rubbed, bumps to corners of boards, page-edges browned, slight lean to spine, previous owner's name erased from verso of front free endpaper (erasure has caused tiny holes in paper), occasiona minor spotting to pages, otherwise a solid about-VG copy. Item #51688

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