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The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall at Tintagel in Lyonesse: A New Version of an Old Story Arranged as a Play for Mummers, in One Act, Requiring No Theatre or Scenery by  Thomas Hardy - Hardcover - 2nd. and revised Edition - 1924 - from Bookbarrow and Biblio.com

The Famous Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall at Tintagel in Lyonesse: A New Version of an Old Story Arranged as a Play for Mummers, in One Act, Requiring No Theatre or Scenery

by Hardy, Thomas

Condition: Near Fine/No Jacket


Macmillan, London, 1924. 2nd. and revised Edition. Green Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Illustrator: Hardy, Thomas. gilt titles & decoration spine; gilt titles & illustrattion front cover; the two b/w. illustrations - 'Tintagel Castle' as frontispiece (repeated in gilt on front cover) and the castle's 'Great Hall' are imaginary scenes drawn by the author - Thomas Hardy; "an Arthurian romance in verse begun by Hardy in 1916 then resumed & finished in 1923 & probably inspired by memories of his visit to Cornwall in 1870 where he met his future wife Emma Gifford; previous owner's name crossed out on fep.; some browning to e/p's. but otherwise a clean copy with bright gilts; 82 pages. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Illustrator: Hardy, Thomas. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Theatre & Plays; Classics; Poetry; King Arthur; England; Myths, Legends & Folklore. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: PLY00015. .


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