Mary Shelley's Journal

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Author: Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft (1797-1851)

Year: 1947

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press

Place: Norman

Description:

xxi+257pp with appendices and index. Royal octavo (9 1/2" x 6 1/2") issued in grey cloth with blue lettering to spine and cover, spine label gilt over blue. Edited by Frederic L Jones. 1st editon.

The journal presented in this volume provides the boackbone of Shelley Biography. Here for the first time, the whole of the important record kept by the wife of the Poet Percy Bysshe Shelley is made available. Hitherto, access to the journal has been restricted to a small number of scholars, who, though they have made good use of their opportunities and have printed extracts, have by no means exhausted the usefulness of the journal or made it accessible for futher research.

Condition:

Previous owner's name on front end paper. Jacket edges chipped and torn, tears to hinges, spine ends and corners chipped. A very good copy in about a good jacket.


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