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Lothair; New Impression. by  1804-1881  Earl of Beaconsfield - First Edition - 1970 - from Joseph Valles - Books and

Lothair; New Impression.

by Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881

Condition: Very Good

Westport, Connecticut : Greenwood Press, 1970, 1906., 1970. Very Good. 1st Greenwood printing ; xx, 485 pp. ; 23 cm. ; ISBN: 0837128463; 9780837128467 LCCN: 75-98810 ; LC: PZ3.B356; PR4084; Dewey: 823/.8 ; OCLC: 68167 ; Reprint of the 1906 edition ; tan textured cloth with black lettering ; no dustjacket ; "Lothair is a young nobleman (presumably a marquis) of immense wealth, great good looks, great amiability, and a glorious immunity from vulgar family ties. Fate has assigned him two guardians, in the persons of Lord Culloden, a Scotch earl of Presbyterian sympathies, and Cardinal Grandison, an early friend of his father, subsequently promoted to eminence in the Church of Rome. The motive of the romance is ...the attempt of the Cardinal and his accessaries to convert the young nobleman...A hero implies a heroine; in this case we have the first place, Lady Corisande, the lovely daughter of a mighty duke, a charming girl and a good Protestant; in the second, we have Miss Arundel, equally lovely, and a keen Papist; and lastly, we have the "divine Theodora," an Italian patriot..."--Atlantic Monthly, 1870 ; a small mark on front cover ; remains of store label on front endpaper ; slight foxing to endpaper gutters ; VG


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