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Prometheus the Fire-Bringer (2 Copies) by Richard Henry Horne - Paperback - Signed - 1866 - from Appledore Books, ABAA and Biblio.co.uk

Prometheus the Fire-Bringer (2 Copies)

by Richard Henry Horne

Condition: Very good


Edinburgh and Melbourne: Edmonston and Douglas and H.T. Dwight, Bookseller, 1866. Original wraps. Very good. The 1864 1st Scottish edition and the 1866 1st Australian edition. THE AUSTRALIAN EDITION IS INSCRIBED BY R.H. HORNE on the title page. Both copies are solid and VG in their original wrappers, with light chipping along the panel edges of the Scottish edition and light soiling to the rear panel of the Australian edition. Octavos, verse thruout. Also includes custom-made dark-green chemise (with bookplate of author John Drinkwater) and matching slipcase, with bright gilt-titling at the spine.


  • Bookseller: Appledore Books, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 11206
  • Title: Prometheus the Fire-Bringer (2 Copies)
  • Author: Richard Henry Horne
  • Format/binding: Original wraps
  • Book condition: Used - Very good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Publisher: Edmonston and Douglas and H.T. Dwight, Bookseller
  • Place: Edinburgh and Melbourne
  • Date published: 1866
  • Bookseller catalogs: Occult;


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