1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.
1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.

1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated.

Ask a Question

This beautiful book has been sold...
Please search for other similar books from our bookseller friends!

 

(Description)

Author: Leon Gautier. Henry Frith, translator.
Title: Chivalry
Publisher: London, George Routledge and Sons, Limited, 1891. First English Edition.
Language: Text in English.  
Size: 8.5" X 6".
Pages: xii-499 pages,
Binding: Attractive and very good original decorated full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. All edges gilt. A rare find in any condition!
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean, some light foxing and staining - as shown, school prize bookplate on the first endpaper - as shown, first inner hinge worn but still tight - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with all the beautiful illustrations.

Estimate: (Scarce with no or few other copies available for sale worldwide).

The book: "A very scarce first English edition of "Chivalry" by Leon Gautier, translated by Henry Frith and published in 1891 by George Routledge and Sons in London. This comprehensive work offers an in-depth exploration of the codes, customs, and history of chivalry. Enhanced with beautiful illustrations, the book presents a detailed study of medieval knighthood and its cultural significance.

The content of "Chivalry" delves into the ethos and practices of medieval knights, examining the principles that governed their lives, such as honor, bravery, courtesy, and the rules of warfare and courtly love. The book likely covers various aspects of chivalric life, from tournaments and jousts to the daily routines of knights."

The author: Leon Gautier was a renowned 19th-century French literary historian and medievalist. His work on chivalry is considered a seminal study in the field, offering valuable insights into the medieval mind and society.



Share this Product



1891 Scarce First Edition - Chivalry by Leon Gautier. Illustrated. Price List

Store Price