"But while there's life there's hope,' urged the Devil."
THE UNFORTUNATE FURSEY
By Mervyn Wall
Rare first American edition of Wall's comic-historical novel of sorcery and regrets.
Very good plus in very good plus jacket.
THE UNFORTUNATE FURSEY
"I seem to be a desperate character," was Fursey's sad summing-up of the situation. "To begin with, I'm a genuine sorceror. It would be useless to deny that I've meddled with very dark powers and practiced the blacker forms of magic."
An ecclesiastical satire with witches, set in tenth century Ireland, starring a gentle ex-monk and his advocate, the Devil. An uncommonly presentable copy of a book uncommon in any condition.
New York: Crown Publishers, (1947). 8'' x 5.25''. Original sage green cloth, stamped in blue. In original unclipped ($2.75) pictorial dust jacket. 255,  pages. Previous owner's name in pen to front free endpaper. Small smudge to title page. Faint toning to pages. Jacket edgeworn, lightly chipped at spine ends, creasing to corners.
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