SOPHY OF KRAVONIA. by Hope, Anthony (pseudonym of Sir Anthony…

SOPHY OF KRAVONIA. by Hope, Anthony (pseudonym of Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins, 1863 - 1933) < >


Edition: First US printing.

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1906. Hardcover first edition - Novel of adventure and intrigue by prolific English novelist and playwright, now best remembered for The Prisoner of Zenda. "The heroine, a high spirited, penniless English girl, goes to Kravonia to seek her fortune. She has the good luck to save the life of the Prince, who falls in love with her. The story of her career becomes a galloping romance, in which adventures, court intrigues, and hair breadth escapes follow one another in quick succession." Basis for a 1920 silent film. Tinted frontispiece. 332 pp.

Condition: Very good in sage green cloth with a lovely art nouveau decorative binding of a thistle flower and leaves in copper and white. (frontispiece detached but still present, previous owner's name dated Bermuda 1906)

Book ID: 76044
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