The Revolt of Islam; A Poem, In Twelve Cantos.

London: C. and J. Olier, 1818. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good +. First Edition, second issue. The true First Edition was published with the incorrect date of 1817 on the title page and has an errata page. xxxii, [2], 270, [1] errata page. Octavo. Contemporary half calf with marbled boards, gilt decorated spine, morocco spine label. This volume represents a revision of Shelley's earlier poem "Laon and Cythna; or the Revolution of the Golden City." This earlier work was considered far too sexually and socially controversial for its time.

Price: $2,500.00


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