The Life of King Arthur: From Ancient Historians and Authentic Documents. Joseph Ritson.
The Life of King Arthur: From Ancient Historians and Authentic Documents
The Life of King Arthur: From Ancient Historians and Authentic Documents

The Life of King Arthur: From Ancient Historians and Authentic Documents

London: Payne and Foss, 1825. First edition. Hardcover. 12mo. xliii, 172pp. Half title present. Early cloth in a drab green, blocked in blind on the boards and with gilt spine titles. Trace of soil and wear to the edges, neat ownership stamp on the front free endpaper else a near fine copy. Scarce scholarly treatise on the life of King Arthur from early, and notably Welsh, sources. Lowndes, p. 2100. New Arthurian Encyclopedia, pp. 404 and 409. The binding is contemporary or near contemporary and could be a publisher's cloth binding; if so, it is a very early instance of such. Very good. Item #17444

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