The Crown of Life.


First American edition. “A late and surprisingly romantic novel for Gissing, written at a period when his second marriage was falling apart ... As a political sub-plot the novel ... the novel explores British imperialism in the period of the Boer War from the author’s increasingly pacifistic standpoint.” (John Sutherland)


Description: The Crown of Life.

New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1899. 360pp. Sm. 8vo. Publisher’s decorative cloth; binding design signed “TBH”, Theodore B. Hapgood. Shelf cocked; in a bright gilt-lettered binding.

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Price: $85.00

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