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Evenings with the Chroniclers, or Uncle Rupert's Tales of Chivalry by  R. M Evans - Hardcover - First American - 1842 - from SRG Antiquarian Books and Biblio.com

Evenings with the Chroniclers, or Uncle Rupert's Tales of Chivalry

by Evans, R. M

Condition: Very Good+


1842 - Evenings with the Chroniclers; or Uncle Rupert's Tales of Chivalry. R. M. Evans, Author of"True Tales of the Olden Time." New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1842.
This book is a must-have for any military or heraldry library, presenting a view of the Chroniclers based on the writings of Johnes and Lord Berners on the days of chivalry. Designed for young people, it is a good source for readers of any age and is super-rare! Don't miss your chance to own the first American edition of a unique work on chivalry, knights, and dukes...their code of honor and their heroism.
Condition: hardcover binding is secure and the gilt is still bright on boards and spine. Professionally re-backed as shown. No writing, plates, tears, stamps or folds were found within the text block. Foxing is extensive, as expected for the period. Please ask for more information if needed!

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  • Bookseller: SRG Antiquarian Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 18420450518
  • Title: Evenings with the Chroniclers, or Uncle Rupert's Tales of Chivalry
  • Author: Evans, R. M
  • Format/binding: Dark Brown Boards
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good+
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First American
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: D. Appleton & Co.
  • Place: New York
  • Date published: 1842
  • Keywords: Chivalry, Chroniclers, Heraldry, military, Johnes, Lord Berners
  • Bookseller catalogs: Military, Heraldry; Youth / Children;
  • Size: 16mo


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