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The Holy Mountain A Satire on Tendencies (1910)

By: Reynolds, Stephen

Price: £40.00

Publisher: London, John Lane, The Bodley Head: 1910

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 91025

Condition: Good


Original blue cloth, framed in pale blue on front board and lettering in gilt. Spine and spine edges of boards darkened, otherwise a clean, tight copy, otherwise good. A fantasy which satirises (in a Wellsian manner) a number of "tendencies" of English life including religious humbug, jingoism, and commercialisation. Two lovers in Wiltshire move a mountain (by the power of their love); the newly situated "holy" mountain becomes a site of religious devotio... View more info