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The Mabinogion by GUEST Lady Charlotte  (later SCHREIBER) - editor/translator 1812-1895 - Hardcover - Second Edition - 1849 - from Madoc Books    (ABA-ILAB) (SKU: 007121)

The Mabinogion

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The Mabinogion

by GUEST Lady Charlotte (later SCHREIBER) - editor/translator 1812-1895

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London. Llandovery.: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. W Rees., 1849 2nd ed, VG+, 3 vols , 1849, 20 plates, 49 illustrations in text. In early half morocco over marbled boards, some gilt tooling, edges rubbed. Spines, raised bands, decorative gilt tooling & titles. Internally, 1849, half title, frontis, [2], [5], (vi-xxiii), [1], [4], [1], 2-411 pp, [1], 18 pls (3 of which are folding & 5 are coloured), 8 illustrations. Vol 2, 1849, half title, [6], [5], 6-192, [7], 198-444 pp, 2 pls, 13 illustrations. Vol 3, 1849, half title, [9], 8-78, [5], 83-260, [5], 264-400 pp, 28 illustrations. Vol 3 morocco & marbled boards slightly different colour (but probably bound by same person), red marbled endpapers, t.e.g., odd pagination occasionally but complete in a title notorious for problems. A well bound set. (248*154 mm). (see Allibone 123. Bibl. Hist. of Wales 1407 for later eds. Cardiff Free Lib. Cat. p214). Title continues: from the Llyfr Coch o Hergest and other ancient Welsh manuscripts, with an English Translation and Notes. [The 1st edition was a series of 7 vols/parts 1838-1849 in soft covers. The 2nd edition was a 3 vol set all issued 1849, hardcovers. Whilst the 3rd ed was a single volume issued in 1877, hardcovers]. See the Mabinogi Study.


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The Mabinogion
GUEST Lady Charlotte (later SCHREIBER) - editor/translator 1812-1895
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Second Edition
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans. W Rees.
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London. Llandovery.
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4to - over 9� - 12" tall
Mabinogion Wales Welsh Hergest
4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

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We are close to the beach and the wonderful Snowdonia National Park. Dealing in Fine & Rare Antiquarian books in the heart of North Wales. We have a general stock of rare books, which include, but are not limited to: history, topography, private press and items with a Welsh interest.
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Morocco is a style of leather book binding that is usually made with goatskin, as it is durable and easy to dye. (see also... [More]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in... [More]
raised band(s)
Raised bands refer to the ridges that protrude slightly from the spine on leather bound books. The bands are created in the... [More]
half title
The blank front page which appears just prior to the title page, and typically contains only the title of the book, although, at... [More]
Marbled boards
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The collective of the top, fore and bottom edges of the text block of the book, being that part of the edges of the pages of a... [More]