Bran the Blessed in Arthurian Romance. Helaine Newstead.
Bran the Blessed in Arthurian Romance

Bran the Blessed in Arthurian Romance

New York: Columbia University Press, 1939. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good. Item #19874

8vo. Blue green cloth, black spine title. (14), 222pp. Index, bibliography. Light wear to the corners, a couple of corners neatly mended, else a very good copy.

Scholarly investigation of the Celtic influences on some of the Arthurian tales. Rather scarce in the first edition.

Bran, Bron, Bran de Lis, Brandus, and other manifestations of this mysterious figure of Celtic lore who is associated sometimes with the Fisher King, or the Grail, or even, in The Dark is Rising, as the son of Arthur and Guinevere.


Price: $250.00

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