1910; A.L. Burt Company publishers, New York; hardbound with blue decorative boards; owner's greeting written inside cover; minor binding issue; some foxing of pages; see pics.


Robert William Chambers (May 26, 1865 – December 16, 1933) was an American artist and fiction writer, best known for his book of short stories entitled The King in Yellow, published in 1895.


Preface -

"Among the fifty-eight regiments of Zouaves and the seven regiments of Lancers enlisted in the service of the United States between 1861 and 1865 it will be useless for the reader to look for any record of the 3d Zouaves or of the 8th Lancers.  The red breeches and red fezzes of the Zouaves clothed many a dead man ..."

AILSA PAIGE by Robert W. Chambers

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