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Palamon and Arcite or the Knight's Tale from Chaucer. by  John. Edited By May Estelle Cook Dryden - Hardcover - No Additional Printings Indicated - 1898 - from Ravenroost Books and Biblio.com

Palamon and Arcite or the Knight's Tale from Chaucer.

by Dryden, John. Edited By May Estelle Cook

Condition: Very Good


Chicago and New York: Scott, Foresman & Co. [The Lake English Classics], 1898. 173pgs. Very Good condition blue cloth hardcover, The Lake English Classis Series. Very faint rubbing to spine edges and corners, slight darkening of cloth to spine. Scant remnant of a previous owner's bookplate (art deco style?) on front endpaper, otherwise clean and unmarked. Contents: Preface; Introduction: Chaucer, Dryden, The Story of Palamon and Arcite, Dryden's Style, Dryden's Estimate of Chaucer, Suggestions to Teachers, Bibliography; Text [with footnotes]; Notes; Glossary; Index. Laid in is a piece of ephemera-a vintage bookmark-from Scott Foresman & Co. Publishers, advertising Robert's Rules of Order, with a blurb about Mr. Robert Morris of Pennsylvania, seconded by Mr. John Rutledge of South Carolina, proposing George Washington for the President of the Convention. #1991.. No Additional Printings Indicated. Cloth Hardcover. Very Good. 16mo - 5¾ Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall.
  • Bookseller: Ravenroost Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 1991
  • Title: Palamon and Arcite or the Knight's Tale from Chaucer.
  • Author: Dryden, John. Edited By May Estelle Cook
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good
  • Edition: No Additional Printings Indicated
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Scott, Foresman & Co. [The Lake English Classics]
  • Place: Chicago and New York
  • Date published: 1898
  • Keywords: Palamon and Arcite, The Knight's Tale from Chaucer, Joh Dryden, May Estelle Cook, Lake English Classics, English Literature, Criticism, Poetry, Verse, Chaucer, Knights, Knighthood, Fiction, Literature, Bibliography, Greek Literature, Mythology, Classi
  • Bookseller catalogs: COMPLETE CATALOG; ANTIQUARIAN AND PRE 1900; Ephemera; Poetry, Drama, Verse, Essays;
  • Subjects: FICTION / General;
  • Size: 16mo - 5¾ Inches - 6 3/4 Inches Tall

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