Count Fanny's Nuptials. Being The Story of a Courtship.

[London]: Printed for private circulation, and published by G.G. Hope Johnstone, [c. 1907].

Price: $125.00

About the item

First edition. Illustrated with 7 plates of “Beardleyesque” drawings. 68, [1] pp. 1 vols. Tall 8vo. Black cloth over bevelled boards, with title, author, and date “1907” stamped on spine. Minor traces of rubbing at extremities, about very good. Benkovitz, p. 9-8.

Item #345588

An amusing romp traditionally attributed to Ronald Firbank, mainly on the basis of hearsay and a superficial resemblance” in the style (which oozes preciosity) — but there is no hard evidence to support or refute the claim.