Description: Hardcover with pictorial boards. 255 pages.
Date: 2010 reproduction of the 1885 manuscript
Condition: Covers show some light shelf wear and scuffing.
Dust Jacket: None as published.
Contents: John Evelyn Barlas (1860-1914), pseudonym Evelyn Douglas, was an English poet and political activist of the late nineteenth century. He was a member of the decadent movement in literature, as well as a revolutionary socialist in politics. Eight books of his Swinburne-influenced verse were published between 1884 and 1893, including 1885's the Bloody Heart, 1887's Phantasmagoria: Dream-Fugues and 1889's Love Sonnets.
This particular volume carries the complete title "The Queen of Hid Isle: An Allegory of Life and Art. Love's Perversity; or Eros and Anteros. A Drama" Originally published by Trubner & Co., London in 1885. This book is a good, clean reproduction of that published work.