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SA Auction #93 begins on 19 Aug 2021

US Auction #8 begins on 01 Sep 2021

Sylva (Carmen)

THE LILY OF LIFE

A fairy tale by the Crown Princess of Roumania.

Published: Hodder and Stoughton, London, no date [c.1913]

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With a preface by Carmen Sylva. Illustrated by Helen Stratton.

xi, 146 pages, tipped in colour frontispiece, 17 tipped in colour plates, illustrated end papers, cream cloth titled gilt on the upper cover and spine, with small oval colour decoration on the upper cover, bottom corners chipped and worn, a good copy.

Pauline Elisabeth Ottilie Luise of Wied (29 December 1843 - 2 March 1916) was the Queen of Romania as the wife of King Carol I, widely known by her literary name of Carmen Sylva. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabeth_of_Wied

  • Overall Condition: A Good Copy
  • Size: 4to (260 x 220 mm)
  • Sold By: Clarke's Africana & Rare Books
  • Contact Person: Paul Mills
  • Country: South Africa
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