Little John of Saintre
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Published: Routledge, 1931
Stock code: 5506
8vo., First English Edition, on laid paper, with a frontispiece, title-vignette and 7 plates, neat signature on front free endpaper; patterned boards, buckram back gilt, uncut, a near fine copy in unclipped, somewhat age-browned dustwrapper.
Published in the series 'Broadway Medieval Library' edited by G G Coulton and Eileen Power. First English translation of one of the great medieval prose romances. 'Its realism is a welcome change from the extravagant fantasy into which Arthurian romance had degenerated'. Scarce in this condition.