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South Wind

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The Heritage Press: 1939

Seller ID: 2262404

Condition: Good


Includes publisher's slipcase, lacks Sandglass insert. Spine faded, slipcase repaired but split along seam still visible, owner bookplate on front endpaper. 1939 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 383 pp. 8vo. Illustrated by Carlotta Petrina. South Wind is a 1917 novel by British author Norman Douglas. It is Douglas' most famous book. It is set on an imaginary island called Nepenthe, located off the coast of Italy in the Tyrrhenian Sea, a thinly fictionalized description of Capri's residents and visitors. The novel's discussion of moral and sexual issues caused considera... View more info

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South Wind

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Argus Books: 1929

Edition: Fourth Edition

Seller ID: 2130071

Condition: Very Good


Fourth American edition, illustrated, one of 2000 copies (Woolf A19l), and the only edition to include John Austen's illustrations. Spine & edges toned, boards lightly rubbed. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 288; 300 pp. 8vo. Navy blue cloth, gilt titles, gilt top page ridge. The author's most famous novel, originally published in 1917. This version includes beautiful full-page color illustrations and 50 chapter headings by John Austen specially commissioned for this edition (the illustrations for the first illustrated edition were done by Valenti Angelo). Austen... View more info

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Siren Land

By: Douglas, Norman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dodd, Mead & Company: 1923

Seller ID: 2206721

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, pages faintly toned. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 337 pp. Norman Douglas’s first travel book, Siren Land is an homage to a part of the world that captivated the author more than any other. Weaving the myths of the Sirens into the landscape and history of the region, Douglas writes with knowledge and an irrepressible exuberance of the past and the present, of legends and archaeology, folklore and daily life, patron saints, local ghosts, wine, and the wind.KEYWORDS: NORMAN DOUGLAS SIREN LAND ITALIAN ITALY TRAVEL TRAVELOGUE LITERATURE FOLKLORE MYTHOL... View more info