Davidson, John; E.J. Ellis, illustrator
The Great Men: and a Practical Novelist
London: Ward & Downey, 1891. Hard Cover. Scarce First Edition. Includes four illustrations by E.J. Ellis. John Davidson (1857-1909) was a Scottish poet, playwright, and novelist. His chief talent was as a poet, and his work influenced early Modernists such as T.S. Eliot and Wallace Stevens. Bound in original red cloth with attractive embossed floral design on front and back covers. Gilt author and title to spine. Slight bumping to corners and spine ends but in very good condition. Interior is clean and bright with typical offsetting to free endpapers. 283 pages. LIT/050611. Very Good.