Norwalk, Connecticut; (2007): The Easton Press. Octavo. Item #022693
748pp. A fantasy conquering time and death. A magical masterpiece transporting the reader to New York of the Belle Epoque. The unlikely love affair between the Irish burglar and the fatally ill heiress provides the backdrop for a fanciful story involving a flying steed named Athansor, a village where time is frozen in a late of ice, and Peter's reemergence 100 years later. Bound in black leather decorated in gilt, raised bands with compartments lettered and decorated in gilt, all edges gilt,, silk endpapers. A fine copy.