Collins, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, Reprint, Illustrated By: Edmund Dulac
Frontis. portrait of the author & nine further woodcuts plus decotrative chapter headings all by Edmund Dulac. An early impression of this fantasy novel first published in 1926 in which the green lacquer pavilion of the title is seemingly a portal between England and the Orient. A group of upper-class acquaintances travel to a country house outside London to spend the weekend. These are the travellers through the green lacquer pavilion which suddenly appears before them in the Taveridge drawing-room. Once they have passed through the portal it closes, trapping them in the East. When they hear the approach of an army some flee and some stay, but they all are flung into a life of adventure. Fate contrives to divide them into three groups, with husbands separated from wives, and we follow the story of each of these groups in turn, from the time they separate until the time they find their way back to the pavilion, and so return to England. A neat copy. Size: 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. 319 pages. Gilt titles & decoration on black label spine;. biege cloth. Illustrator: Edmund Dulac. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: Fiction; Novel; Fantasy; Fiction. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 2695.