The Romance of Tristam of Lyones & La Beale Isoude

The Romance of Tristam of Lyones & La Beale Isoude

St, Albans: George G. Harrap & Company, Limited, [1920]. First trade edition. Hardcover. Brown bloth printed in a Celtic design by the artist. T.e.g. Color pictorial endpapers.
Four pp. of color frontismatter embellished with gold ink; 12 color plates and numerous line drawings and decorations printed in either black or brown. Trace of wear to the corners and spine tipes else a very good copy.

The mostly prose version of the story is translated by Paul from the old prose Tristam with episodes from the Old French Quest del Saint Graal, where Paul gives Lancelot's adventures to Tristam. Includes original verse interludes and introductory and concluding passages; notable for the elaborate embellishment of plates and initials

. Very good. Item #20386

Price: $125.00

See all items in Arthurian, Illustrated
See all items by