James Branch Cabell : An Illustrated Bibliography

THE SILVER STALLION: A Comedy of Redemption

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Unicorn Second English Paperback Edition 1983















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Title page recto: The Silver Stallion | JAMES BRANCH CABELL | [in italic] Introduction by | James Blish | [unicorn device] | London | UNWIN PAPERBACKS | Boston Sydney (see image above).

Title page verso: First published in Great Britain by The Bodley Head Ltd. 1926 | First published by Unwin Paperbacks 1983 | This book is copyright under the Berne Convention. No reproduction | without permission. All rights reserved. | Unwin ® Paperbacks | 40 Museum Street, London WC1A 1LU, UK | Unwin Paperbacks, | Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 4TE, UK | George Allen & Unwin Australia Pty. Ltd. | 8 Napier Street, North Sydney, NSW 2060, Australia | Copyright 1926, 1927 by James Branch Cabell | Copyright renewed, 1953, by James Branch Cabell | Condition of sale. This book is sold subject to the condition that it shall | not, by way of trade or otherwise, be lent, re-sold, hired out or | otherwise circulated, without the Publishers' prior consent in any form of binding or cover other than that in which it is published and without | a similar condition including this condition being imposed on the | purchaser. | [rule] | British Library Cataloguing in Publication Data | Cabell, James Branch | Silver stallion. | I. Title | 813'.54(F) PS3505.A153 | ISBN 0-04-823242-4 | [rule] | Set in 10 on 11½ point Imprint by Computape (Pickering) Ltd | and printed in Great Britain by Wyman Ltd, Reading (see image above).


London: Unwin Paperbacks, 1983


Large format paperback [19.7 cm. (7¾ in.) x 13 cm. (5⅛ in.)]. Pp. 272; (1) blurb; (2) Also by James Branch Cabell, followed by 6-line quotation; (3) title page; (4) publication data; (5)-6 Introduction by James Blish; (7) dedication; (8) Note as to the text of The Silver Stallion; (9)-10 The Lords that Poictesme Had in Dom Manuel's Time; (11)-14 Contents; (15)-19 Author's Note (from the Storisende Edition); (20) Introductory Note; (21) fly-title; (22) quotation; (23)-269 text; (270)-272 Compendium of Leading Historical Events. Pages (21), (37), (61), (87), (113), (139), (167), (195), (219), and (245) are fly-titles. Pages (38), (60), (62), (86), (88), (112), (114), (140), (166), (168), (194), (196), (218), (220), and (244) are blank.


[in italic] To | Carl Van Doren | [12 line acrostic verse in three stanzas. Last stanza in italic] (see image above).


Black bordered paper, front panel lettered over illustration by Les Edwards (see image above).

Spine: [lettered down the spine] [in white] THE SILVER STALLION | [in red] James Branch Cabell [Unwin device]

Front panel: [all enclosed in single ruled red border, unicorn device centered in an oval cartouch bisecting to rule] [lettered in black over illustration by Les Edwards] THE SILVER | STALLION | James Branch Cabell

Rear panel: [all enclosed in single ruled RED border, unicorn device centered in an oval cartouch bisecting to rule] [16-line blurb in three paragraphs] | [at left] Cover illustration by Les Edwards | UNICORN | UNWIN PAPERBACKS | FICTION/FANTASY | £2.95 | [at right, all enclosed in a single ruled black box, white ground: price, bar code, ISBN data]