1912 Rare First Edition - ROMANCE and LEGEND of CHIVALRY by A. R. Hope Moncrieff.
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Author: A. R. Hope Moncrieff.
Title: Romance & Legend of Chivalry with Illustrations in Colour & Monochrome from Drawings and Famous Paintings.
Publisher: London, The Gresham Publishing Company, no date (1912). First Edition.
Language: Text in English.
Size: 8.5 " X 6 ".
Pages: xii-439 pages.
Binding: Attractive and very good original gilt decorate full-cloth binding (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover. Upper edge gilt.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight and clean, rare light foxing mainly on the upper margin of a few pages and the outer edges - as shown).
Illustrations: Complete with beautiful full-page Colour & Monochrome illustrations from Drawings and Famous Paintings.
Estimate: (USD 250- USD 400)
The book: Rare and Attractive First Edition of Moncrieff's book on Romance & Legend of Chivalry, including Part I. History of Romance-Character of Chivalric Romance; Growth of Romance: I. The Metrical Romance; II. Romance in Prose; III. Later Romance; Romantic History: I. Arthur and the Round Table; II. Romances of Charlemagne; III. Romances of the Peninsula; Part II. Stories of Chivalry-The Young Unknown; The Knight of the Lion; Sir Gawayne and the Green Knight; Sir Lanval; Guy of Warwick; Roland and Oliver; Ogier the Dane; Roncevalles; Huon's Quest; Vivien; The Forbidden Island; Beltenebros; Esplandian; The Dragon of Rhodes; Pierre of Provence; and, The Ransom + Index.
This book transports readers back to the age of knights and ladies, valor and honor, magic and mystery, through engaging narrative and vivid detail!
The author: Ascott Robert Hope Moncrieff (1846 – 1927) was a prolific Scottish author of travel, geography, and history books, especially on Scotland. His engaging writing style and commitment to historical accuracy have made his works a staple in the realm of historical literature.
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