The Conquests of Xerxes

Louis Couperus
New York: Farrar & Reinhart, 1930.

$ 125.00

First U.S. edition. Translated from the Dutch by Frederick H. Martens and illustrated by Theodore Nadejen. Black cloth stamped in gilt in scarce original jacket. A very good copy with corners gently bumped, faint frontispiece offsetting, bookseller label, in an about very good jacket with bruise to rear panel near fore edge about, small closed tears at top edge, with spine ends chipped. 

Scarce jacketed copy of this striking historical epic from a versatile Dutch master, fictionalizing Xerxes's ambitious attempt to conquer the world. 


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