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Ban and Arriere Ban (1894 Longman's Green 1st Ed. ) by  Andrew E Lang - First Edition - 1894 - from Mary Riversong Books (SKU: 601LangBan)

Ban and Arriere Ban (1894 Longman's Green 1st Ed. )

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Ban and Arriere Ban (1894 Longman's Green 1st Ed. )

by Lang, Andrew E

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Andrew E. Lang , a rare book of his poetry. Ban and Arriere Ban USED. NOT AN EXLIB ITEM. 1st /edition, 1894, Longman's Green and Co. Deckle edge, tanning. Beveled green boards with gold gilt ornamentation. The Author's name appears in gold at the front lower right.board. 4 5/8 X 7 1/8 . 118 pages. Illustrated by Henry Justice Ford. illustrator of the Fairy Books. CONTENTS APPEAR BELOW:

Per wiki "Arrière-ban, in French customs, is a general proclamation whereby the king summons to war all his vassals and their vassals. To the Provost of Paris belongs the convoking and commanding of the arrière-ban. In the Medieval usage, arrière-ban denoted a general levy, where all able-bodied males were summoned into arms."

Stories included: A Scot to Jeanne D'Arc; How they held the bass for King James 1691-1693; Three portraits of King Charles; From Omar Khayyam; Aesop; Les Roses De Sadi; The haunted tower; Boat-song; Lost love; The promise of Helen; The restoration of romance; Central-American Antiquities; On Calais sands; Ballade of Yule; Poscimur; On his dead sea-mew; From Meleager; On the garland sent to rhodocleia; A Galloway garland; Celia's eyes; Brittania; Gallia; The Fairy Minister; To Robert Lewis Stevenson; For Mark Twain's Jubilee

Plus poems written under the influence of Wordsworth (17 poems in all) and a section called Neiges D'antan or the snows of yesteryear, which section includes: In Ercildoune; For a Rose's sake; The brigand's grave; The new-liveried year; More strong than death; Silentia Lunae; His lady's tomb; The Poet's apology, notes."Many of the verses of this collection appeared in magazines prior to appearing here".INCLUDES ORIGINAL FIRST EDITION PUBLISHERS STATEMENT: 4 3/8 x 2 3/8: "Messrs Longmans intend this book to be sold to the Public at the advertised price and supply it to the Trade on terms which will not allow discount." RARE THUS.


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bookseller
Mary Riversong Books US (US)
Bookseller’s Inventory #
601LangBan
Title
Ban and Arriere Ban (1894 Longman's Green 1st Ed. )
Author
Lang, Andrew E
Illustrator
Ford, Henry Justice
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Good
Jacket condition
None as issued
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Longmans, Green &Co;.
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1894
Keywords
Fairy Tale, Poem, Verse, Ban, Arriere,History of England, myths, legends, Andrew E. Lang, H.J. Ford, Illustration, Victorian Literature, Warfare, France, History of France, Vassal, Feudal, tales, folklore
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For Sale; Biography; Literature; Autobiography; Anglophilia; Paranormal; music; Young Adult; Holiday Gift; Victorian Literature; Fantasy; Poetry; Nature; Anthropology;

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