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Author Name:    (Atherton, John). Ives, Vernon

Title:   JAUFRY THE KNIGHT AND THE FAIR BRUNISSENDE. Newly Revised from the Original Provencal by Vernon Ives

Book Condition:   Very good

Publisher:    (New York): Holiday House, 1935. 1935.

Seller ID:   24235

(New York): Holiday House, 1935.. 1935.. Very good. - Squarish octavo, gray & red cloth titled in black with vignette stamped in black on front cover, in dw. The covers are lightly bumped & there is a small hole in the cloth of the spine; the dw is lightly soiled & chipped & somewhat darkened with several small pieces out of the dw spine. [x] & 124 pp. Full-page B&W illustrations & B&W head-pieces by John Atherton. The contents are near fine.

First edition.

"The adventures of Sir Jaufry of Normandy were being sung by the troubadours of southern France three centuries before Malory wrote his Morte d'Arthur. Consequently, this story forms one of our earliest pictures of English knighthood....'Jaufry the Knight' was written by an unknown twelfth-century troubadour." - From the dw copy.

Scarce, especially so with the dust jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition.

ARTHURIAN; KNIGHT; CHIVALRY; MIDDLE AGES; MEDIEVAL; TWELFTH CENTURY; 12TH CENTURY; ROMANCE; FRENCH; NORMANDY; KING ARTHUR; CHILDREN'S; ILLUSTRATED; VERNON IVES; ILLUSTRATOR; JOHN ATHERTON; FIRST EDITION; 1ST EDITION.



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