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The Story of King Arthur and His Knights The Howard Pyle Brandywine Edition 1853 - 1933

By: Pyle, Howard

Price: $120.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1933

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 1652

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


xviii,313 Color (2) and B&W Illustrations (50) Original red publisher's pictorial cloth, circular color pastedown on gilt-ruled upper board, gilt titles on spine. A special edition published to celebrate the 80th anniversary of Pyle's birth. Tissue-protected color frontispiece by W J Aylward, a student of Pyle. Near Fine condition with some soiling to the rear board and a fold in the rear endpaper, no other markings. Spine faded. All pages are firmly attached to the very solid spine. An exceptionally clean copy.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall View more info

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The Story Of The Champions Of The Round Table

By: Pyle, Howard

Price: $200.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1905

Edition: First Edition Thus. 1

Seller ID: 1793

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Original publisher's tan cloth binding decorated with a large gilt armorial device in black, red, and gilt ("Virtus cum Aequitate"), spine decorated in five flat compartments, embossed with gilt titles, black designs, and red ruling; all decoration clear and bright. This is a true first edition of Pyle's second Arthurian book. In addition to the 48 full-page plates, there are numerous B&W text illustrations, decorative head and tail-pieces, and vignette title-page. . Volume shows mild wear at head of spine, small, light interior damp-stain on interior bottom edge of pages, not affect... View more info

The Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur

By: Pyle, Howard

Price: $60.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 1794

Condition: Good with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full brown cloth, gilt lettering and red and black decoration on spine, gilt shield in red and black medallion on cover, slate brown endpapers. Magnificently illustrated with 39 full-page drawings and numerous head and tail-pieces by Howard Pyle. Howard Pyle (1853-1911) was an American illustrator and author. In 1894 he began teaching illustration at the Drexel Institute of Art, Science and Industry (now Drexel University). After 1900, he founded his own school of art and illustration, named the Howard Pyle School of Illustration Art. The scholar Henry C. Pitz later used the ter... View more info

Illustrated Legends and Stories of King Arthur (Four Volumes, Complete)

By: Pyle, Howard

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Norwalk, Connecticut, The Easton Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 8231

Condition: As New with no dust jacket


Four Volumes. Full Leather accented in 22 kt gold, printed on archival paper, a.e.g., moire silk endpapers, silk ribbon page marker bound in, Smyth sewn, concealed joints. Profusely illustrated by Howard Pyle. Vol. 1: The Story of King Arthur and his Knights; Vol. 2: The Story of Sir Lancelot and his Companions; Vol. 3: The Story of the Champions of the Round Table; Vol. 4: The Story of the Grail and the Passing of Arthur. . All four volumes are in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. AS NEW.. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

The Story of Sir Launcelot and his Companions

By: Pyle, Howard

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 8410

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


Library binding in full red cloth, white lettering on spine. Profusely illustrated with B&W drawings and frontispiece by Howard Pyle. . Ex0-Library. Small black mark on spine, covers lightly soiled, library stamping on top edge, all edges lightly soiled, pocket and usual library markings on ffep, hinge starting, two pages have brown stains, else near fine. FAIR. . Ex-Library. B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 340 pp View more info

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Arthurian Sites in the West

By: Radford, C. A. Ralegh; Swanton, Michael J.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Great Britian, The Unviersity of Exeter: 1979

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 11603

ISBN: 0859890260

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


B&W Illustrations. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 62 pp View more info

Studies in the Arthurian Legend

By: Rhys, John

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1891

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 11623

Condition: Very Good- with no dust jacket


8vo 8" - 9" tall. viii, 411, 8 pp View more info

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A Life Of King Arthur: From Ancient Historians And Authentic Documents

By: Ritson, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: NY, Kessinger Publishing: 2004

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 3166

ISBN: 0766181006

Condition: Fine


Publisher's glossy wraps.. The volume is inexcellent condition, unmarked, tight, square and clean. FINE. 4to 11" - 13" tall. (xliii), 172 pp View more info

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THE ENCHANTED CUP

By: Roberts, Dorothy James

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Appleton-Century-Crofts: 1953

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1

Seller ID: 3707

Condition: Near Fine in Poor dust jacket


Quarter bound in publisher's black cloth over red boards, gilt (red) lettering and intricate decoration on spine, embossed enchanted cup medallion on cover. 8vo. viii, (ii), 368, (4) pp. The volume is in excellent condition, tight and square, sharp corners, one small closed tear at head of spine, else fine. The dust jacket, now in mylar, is split at the front hinge and has a large section missing at the heel of the spine. NEAR FINE/POOR. This is the story of Tristan and Isolde, from Malory's Morte d'Arthur, told in modern romantic prose in novel form. When Tristan sailed into Ireland, he... View more info

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TRISTRAM

By: Robinson, Edwin Arlington

Price: $6.95

Publisher: NY, The Macmillan Company: 1928

Edition: Stated First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 3498

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Hardcover without dust jacket. Second state, with "rooks, " correct on line 2, page 86. 8vo. 210, (12) pp. 21st Printing Publisher's full maroon cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Fore-edge deckle. Former owner's name and date (October 20, 1928) neatly inscribed of ffep, else fine+. No other defects, tight and square. FINE. Edwin Arlington Robinson (1869-1935) was the first major American poet of the twentieth century, unique in that he devoted his life to poetry and willingly paid the price in poverty and obscurity. Educated at Harvard, Robinson's philosophical perspective came to ... View more info

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Tristram

By: Robinson, Edwin Arlington

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Company: 1927

Edition: Fourteenth Printing

Seller ID: 15733

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine, blind-stamped border on cover. . Head and heel of spine mildly worn, bump on rear cover, otherwise near fine: unmarked, tight, square and clean. VERY GOOD. . 12mo 7" - 7½" tall. 210 pp View more info

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The Druid Path

By: Ryan, Marah Ellis

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg & Co: 1917

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 16297

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Publisher's full green cloth, gilt lettering on cover and spine, embossed Celtic Knot medallion on front cover, fore and bottom edges deckle, green illustrated endpapers. . Edges, head and heel very lightly worn, lettering on spine faded, hinges just starting, else near fine. VERY GOOD. . Endpapers and Decoration. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. (x), 321 pp View more info

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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles: The Authentic Voices of England, from the Time of Julius Caesar tothe Coronation of Henry II

By: Savage, Anne (ed)

Price: $39.95

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 1983

Edition: 1st American Edition (stated). 1

Seller ID: 5281

ISBN: 0312037406

Condition: As New in Fine+ dust jacket


Publisher's full red cloth, gilt lettering on spine. 4to. 288 pp. Illustrated with over 200 illustrations in color and B&W, with background Notes, numerous Maps, Bibliography and commentary. This is an unmarked, seemingly unopened copy. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) is only slightly wrinkled along the top edge. AN/F+. This book is in pristine condition. The Dust Jacket is now covered in mylar , F+. . 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. 288 pp View more info

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The Anglo-Saxon Chronicles

By: Savage, Anne (trans)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Godalming, Surrey, Colour Library Books: 1995

Edition: Reprint. 1

Seller ID: 6313

ISBN: 1858334780

Condition: As New in Fine dust jacket


Publisher's illustrated laminated cover, gold endpapers. 4to. 288 pp. Profusely illustrated with over 200 color and B&W drawings, borders, photographs and maps. Includes extensive commentary, Appendix, Bibliography, and Index. This is an unmarked, unopened copy. A new translation which combines several chronicle texts written between 880 and 1154 AD. "The authentic voices of England, from the time of Julius Caesar to the coronation of Henry II." Translated and compiled by Anne Savage into a single continuous narrative. . The volume is in perfect, pristine condition. The price-... View more info

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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem in Six Cantos

By: Scott, Sir Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Leavitt & Allen:

Edition: First Edition. 1

Seller ID: 25916

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Full blue cloth, gilt lettering and decoration on spine, borders and decoration blind-stamped on covers, a.e.g. Illustrated with B&W drawings. . Volume shows some wear and rubbing, corners bumped, spine lightly sunned, spine lightly cocked, front hinge sprung. GOOD. . 24mo 5" - 6" tall. 252 pp View more info

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Avalon

By: Seton, Anya

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition Thus. First Printing

Seller ID: 14496

Condition: As New in As New dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, black lettering on spine, maps on endpapers, fore-edge deckle. . Both the volume and the unclipped dust jacket, now in Mylar, are in perfect, unmarked condition. AS NEW/AS NEW.. Book Club Edition. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 440 pp View more info

THE WICKED DAY

By: Stewart, Mary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Company: 1968

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 214

Condition: Near Fine


This is the fourth book in Mary Stewart's Arthuruian Quartet. NEAR FINE.. Mary Stewart's Arthurian Quartet Series. Vol. 4 View more info

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THE WICKED DAY

By: Stewart, Mary

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, Fawcett Crest / Ballantine Books: 1984

Edition: 1

Seller ID: 4922

ISBN: 0449205193

Condition: Fine with no dust jacket


Publisher’s glossy pictorial wraps. 12mo (approx 4.25 x 6.75"). 370, (4) pp. Unread. FINE. In this, the fourth book in the Arthurian saga, following The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills and The Last Enchantment, the incomparable Mary Stewart turns to the end of King Arthur's glorious reign as seen through the eyes of Mordred. "The wicked day of destiny" is how Malory described the battle of Camlann, at which Arthur was victorious but was mortally wounded by his traitorous son Mordred. The Wicked Day is the gripping story of Mordred, bastard son of King Arthur, born of an inces... View more info

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THE LAST ENCHANTMENT

By: Stewart, Mary

Price: $12.95

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Co: 1979

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1

Seller ID: 5533

ISBN: 0688034810

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, maps on endpapers. 439, (1) pp. This is a new, unopened, unmarked copy in perfect condition. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) is very mildly chipped, else fine. FINE/NEAR FINE. This is the third of Mary Stewart's wonderful Arthurian Saga, consisting of The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills, The Last Enchantment, The Wicked Day and The Prince and the Pilgrim. They are by far the best historical fiction written around the Arthurian Legends. The books are complex, yet incredibly inviting and the characters are unforgettable. Arthur reigns as Grea... View more info

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THE LAST ENCHANTMENT

By: Stewart, Mary

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, William Morrow & Co: 1979

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC). 1

Seller ID: 5754

ISBN: 0688034810

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Publisher's full blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine, maps on endpapers, fore-edge deckle. 8vo. 439, (1) pp. This is an unopened, unmarked copy in excellent condition, tight and square. The dust jacket (now in Mylar) is mildly chipped, else fine. FINE/VERY GOOD. This is the third of Mary Stewart's wonderful Arthurian Saga, consisting of The Crystal Cave, The Hollow Hills, The Last Enchantment, The Wicked Day and The Prince and the Pilgrim. They are by far the best historical fiction written around the Arthurian Legends. The books are complex, yet incredibly inviting and the characters ar... View more info