THE BOOK OF ROMANCE


12mo (5 ” x 7½”). pp. 384.

Signed binding design by Henry Justice Ford in gold on fine diagonally ribbed cloth of two angels on either side of a mounted knight, with a vision of the Holy Grail above. Spine with titles and a knight holding a sword and his standard; illustrated endpapers also by Ford; a.e.g. Includes color frontis., 7 additional colored plates as well as 35 full page black and white illustrations and 8 textual illustrations.

Nineteen stories from various medieval and Renaissance romances of chivalry, adapted for children.

A very good + copy with a contemporary gift inscription and light rubbing to the extremities.

Title: THE BOOK OF ROMANCE

Author Name: [FORD, HENRY JUSTICE (binding design, endpapers and illustrations)]; LANG, LEONORA BLANCHE ("NORA"); EVERARD, H.S.C.; LANG, ANDREW

Categories: CHILDREN - LITERATURE, JUVENILE FICTION - ILLUSTRATED, Lang's Fairy Books, Publisher's Bindings, 20th C. English,

Edition: First

Publisher: London, Longmans, Green and Co.: 1902

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: Near fine

Seller ID: 1974

Keywords: ANDREW LANG FAIRY STORIES PUBLISHER'S BINDING DECORATED CLOTH