SARDIA: A STORY OF LOVE. Cora Linn Daniels.


Boston: Lee and Shepard, Publishers ... New York: Chas. T. Dillingham, 1891. Octavo, pp. [1-2][1-5] 6 [7] 8-299 [300: blank] [301-304: ads] [305-306: blank], original dark red decorated cloth, front stamped in black and gold, spine stamped in gold. First edition. Presentation copy inscribed and signed by Daniels on the front free end paper. The first novel by Victorian folklorist and occultist Cora Linn Daniels (1852-1934), a love story, set at an American seaside villa among the wealthy class in the late nineteenth century, featuring the Countess Visonti, a psychic vampire. This is not an occult or vampire novel. Reginald 21086. Not in Bleiler (1948; 1978). Wright (III) 1393. Some rubbing at spine ends and corner tips, a clean very good to nearly fine copy of a rare book. (23956). Item #23956

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