The Crown of Life


This vintage novel is bound in red cloth boards, with gilt spine lettering and gilt author's facsimile signature on the front cover. Spine is faded; inner pages faintly browned, but most are clean and unmarked. Lower portion of join frayed and worn. Owner's name on frontispiece. This is Gissing's 19th novel, written around the same time as his more well-known "The Nether World." 348 pages, plus advertisements; approx. 5"x7".



  • The Crown of Life
  • George Gissing
  • Methuen & Co., 1927
  • Second edition