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Arthurian Legends

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21 Schaeffer, Albrecht PARZIVAL: Ein Versroman in dreI Kreisen
Leipzig: Insel-Verlag zu Leipzig, 1922. 1922. Good 
Leipzig: Insel-Verlag zu Leipzig, 1922.. 1922.. Good. - Octavo, three-quarters dark blue calf & marbled boards titled in gilt between gilt rules on spine; t.e.g. The boards are slightly warped with the front board rubbed & faded; the spine is rubbed & darkened. 633 pp. plus colophon & 1-page publisher's catalog. There is light foxing to the endpapers & prelims, else the contents are very good.

The text is in German. 
Price: 35.00 USD

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22 Tennyson, Alfred THE HOLY GRAIL, and Other Poems
Boston, MA: J. E. Tilton and Company, 1870. 1870. Good 
Boston, MA: J. E. Tilton and Company, 1870.. 1870.. Good. - Small octavo, green cloth titled in gilt on spine. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed & the head & tail of the spine are lightly chipped. 151 pp. There is an owner's ink name on the front endpaper with a small typed address label on the pastedown; the rear pastedown is lightly soiled; there is scattered light foxing & the page edges are slightly darkened. Good.

Rare American edition, published in the same year as the Fields, Osgood edition.

Arthurian poems included in this collection are "The Coming of Arthur", "The Holy Grail", "Pelleas and Ettarre" and "The Passing of Arthur". 
Price: 20.00 USD

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23 Trask, Katrina UNDER KING CONSTANTINE. Third Edition
New York: Anson D. F. Randolph and Company, (1893). (1893). Good Signed
New York: Anson D. F. Randolph and Company, (1893).. (1893).. Good. - Small octavo, tan cloth titled in gilt on spine & in gilt with a coat of arms stamped in cream & gilt on front cover. The top edge is gilt. The spine & extremities are darkened with the head of the spine lightly chipped; the covers are soiled & lightly bumped. 129 pages The page edges are darkened & the book is lightly cracked at page 84. Good.

From the library of Stuart Close [1860-1929] a homeopathic doctor and author who was professor of Homoeopathic Philosophy from 1909 to 1913 at the New York Homoeopathic Medical College. He was also consulting physician at the Flower Hospital, N.Y. and at the Prospect Heights Hospital in Brooklyn. The book is inscribed to him on the front endpaper by "G.E.F." with the date December 1900. The book formerly belonged to Ellen Hill Fitts, whose name is written in ink above the inscription with the date July 1895.

The author writes of her narrative poem in a prefatory note: ""The following tales, which have no legendary warrant, are supposed to belong to the time, lost in obscurity, immediately subsequent to King Arthur's death; when, says Malory in the closing chapter of La Mort d'Arthure, 'Sir Constantine, which was Sir Fadors son of Cornwaile, was chosen king of England; and hee was a full noble knight, and worshipfully hee ruled this realme.'" 
Price: 45.00 USD

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