Title LIBER AMORIS: Or The New Pygmalion
Book Condition Dots of faint foxing and patches of pale stain to a very few pages, a 3/4'' piece of cellotape applied to an early leaf, else a remarkably clean, near fine copy with light overall wear to the binding extremities. Vignette portrait of Sarah to title-page.
Edition First edition. Re-bound in half green calf over marbled boards; spine hubbed, stamped in gilt, blocked with decorative devices; marbled endpapers.
Publisher London: Printed for John Hunt, 1823.
Seller ID 30906.00
Hazlitt's curious, and some would say, embarrassing, account of his obsessive love for young Sarah Walker, rendered in letters and conversations between the two, and in intimate letters to a pair of friends. De Quincey called it "an explosion of frenzy."
English Literature. Literary Biography. Fine Bindings.