LOT 237
SOLD €320,00

[Fantasy. Nonsense Literature] Two titles: (1) George MacDonald. Wilfrid Cumbermede

Naar het Engelsch. Amst., Van Kampen, 1874. 1st and only ed. 2 vols. Orig. paper wr. Lithogr. frontisp. after C.C.A. Last, partly uncut.

Book block vol. 1 broken, spines mostly gone, soiled and worn. Transl. of Wilfrid Cumbermede, "An Autobiographical Story" (1872). MacDonald was a pioneering Scottish fantasy writer, he was both a friend of and mentor to Lewis Caroll as well as friends w. Mark Twain. His stories and novels had a profound influence on fantasy and nonsense literature writers such as Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Lord Dunsany, Robert Hugh Benson and Ray Bradbury. Very rare. No copy in any Dutch library. (total 2)

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