The Sylph. A Classic Novel of Scandal from the House of Spencer.
Edited by Jonathan Gross. Published anonymously in 1799, The Sylph is an epistolary novel about a beautiful Welsh woman who's life somewhat parallels Georgiana's own life. Georgiana reveals aristocractic life in late 18th century London in this novel of high society intrigue. Julia Grenville shares her experiences with a disappointing husband, rakes and libertines, gambling and love affairs, with the sisters she left behind in the Welsh countryside. Introduction, chronology, end notes. This copy is signed by the editor to the previous owner. A few scratches on the front cover, otherwise like new. Northwestern University Press. 2007. Paper. USED. $15.00