Item #15515 Sophy of Kravonia. Anthony HOPE.

Sophy of Kravonia. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1906.

First Edition. Novel of adventure and intrigue in the same vein as Prisoner of Zenda in which "the heroine, a high spirited, penniless English girl, goes to Kravonia to seek her fortune. She has the good luck to save the life of the Prince, who falls in love with her... The story of her career becomes a galloping romance, in which adventures, court intrigues, and hair breadth escapes follow one another in quick succession." Basis for the 1920 Allied Artists feature black and white silent film directed by Gerard Fontaine and starring Diana Karenne and Walter Gordon. This copy remarkable for retaining the original printed dustjacket. Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket, few small chips at spine ends and flap corners.

Price: $500.00

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