First Edition. Translated by Erving Winslow. Small octavo, gilt top page edge, original printed dustjacket. A Symbolist play by Maurice Maeterlinck about the forbidden, doomed love of the title characters. It was first performed in 1893. The work was very popular. It was adapted as an opera by the composer Claude Debussy, and it inspired other contemporary composers, for instance, Gabriel Fauré, Arnold Schoenberg, and Jean Sibelius. Near Fine, inked inscription at front endpaper, in Very Good dustjacket, some tiny edge chips.