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Domnei

By James Branch Cabell. With an introduction by Joseph Hergesheimer. Illustrated by Frank C. Papé. First published in 1927. Reprinted 1928.

This is a beautiful book, and the sentences sing like lutes. It has a sensitive and splendid introduction by Mr. Joseph Hergesheimer. – Spectator.

Subtitled ‘A Comedy of Woman Worship’, Domnei is a fantasy-romance set in the imaginary French province of Poictesme during the second half of the 13th century.

I just love the artwork on this one, the dust jacket’s a little war weary but wouldn’t you be if you were over eighty years old?

Frontispiece by Frank C. Papé.

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  1. I have this same edition, and it is my favourite cover, of all the 4000 books I own.

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