James Branch Cabell : An Illustrated Bibliography

JURGEN: A Comedy of Justice

Hall Code
*Jur-N2 (w)
Dover Second Paperback Edition 2011















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Title page recto: [in decorative script] James Branch Cabell Jurgen | With 13 Plates by | Frank C. Papé | With an Introduction by | Bob Blaisdell | [device] | Dover Publications, Inc. | Mineola, New York (see image above).

Title page verso: [in italic] Copyright | Copyright © 2011 by Dover Publications, Inc. | all rights reserved | This Dover edition, first published in 2011 is an unabridged and unaltered republication of | the work as published by John Lane/The Bodley Head, London, in 1921. The | frontispiece was in color in the John Lane edition but here appears in black and white. An introduction by Hugh Walpole has been omitted; | a new introduction by Bob Blaisdell has been specially prepared for the 2011 | edition. The complete Foreword from the nineteenth edition as published by | Robert M. McBride and Company, New York, in 1926, has also been added. An | Appendix containing Cabell's Short Story "Some Ladies and Jurgen" [in italic] (The Smart | Set, January 1918) has been included as well. | [in italic] Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data | Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. | Jurgen / James Branch Cabell ; with 13 plates by Frank C. Papé ; with an | introduction by Bob Blaisdell. — Dover ed. | p. cm. | ISBN-13: 978-0-486-47915-6 | ISBN-10: 0-486-47915-3 | 1. Middle Ages-Fiction. I. Papé, Frank Cheyne, 1878- II. Title. | PS3505.A153J87 2011 | 813'.532-dc22 | [flush right] 2010040350 | Manufactured in the United States of America by Courier Corporation | 47915301 | www.doverpublications.com (see image above).


Mineola, New York: Dover Publications, Inc., 2011


Large format paperback [13.2 cm. (5 3/16 in.) x 21 cm. (8¼ in.)]. Pp. xxx + 345; (i) front free endpaper (verso blank); (iii) half-title; (iv) frontispiece; (v) title page; (vi) publication data; (vii) dedication; (viii) three Quotations attributed to Philip Borsdale, E. Noel Codman, and John Frederick Lewistam; ix-xviii Introduction by Bob Blaisdell; xix-xx Contents; xxi List of Plates; (xxii) quotation; (xxiii) fly-title (verso blank); xxv-xxx A Foreword; (1) fly-title (verso blank); 3-325 text (verso blank); (327) fly-title (verso blank); 329-345 text of Appendix: Some Ladies and Jurgen.


Red paper, lettering in white, yellow, and black (see image above).

Spine: [all in yellow] James | Branch | Cabell | Illustrations by | Frank C. | Papé | [lettered down the spine] Jurgen DOVER | [Dover logo device]

Front panel: [all in yellow over Frank C. Papé illustration from the 1921 Lane printing] [in decorative script] James Branch Cabell | Jurgen | [at right] With a New | Introduction by | Bob Blaisdell | and | Illustrations | by Frank C. Papé

Rear panel: [in black] FICTION/CLASSICS | [in yellow] [in decorative script] James Branch Cabell | Jurgen | With a New Introduction by Bob Blaisdell | and Illustrations by Frank C. Papé | [167-line blurb in three paragraphs] | [in black] ALSO AVAILABLE | [in yellow: ads for three titles] | [at left in yellow: 4-line ad for Dover Publications] | [at right, black on a white ground: price, ISBN info, bar code] | lettered down the right gutter in black] Cover design by Jeff. A. Menges


Black and white reproduction of the color painting by Frank C. Papé originally used as the frontispiece for the first illustrated edition, Jur-B1 (P) (see image above).


TO | BURTON RASCOE | [12-line dedicatory acrostic verse in three quatrains] (see image above).


A reproduction of the endpapers by Frank C. Papé originally used for the first illustrated edition, Jur-B1 (P) (see image above).


As of this writing in 2018, Dover still lists this edition as available from their catalog. The number of printings of this edition to date is unknown.