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Aucassin and Nicolete: Being a Love Story Translated Out of the Ancient French

by Lang, Andrew (trans)

Condition: Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued


East Aurora, NY: Roycrofters, 1899. First Edition Thus. Full Leather. Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued. Minimal shelf wear, some fading of the green at edges (very typical of these volumes), owner inscription on ffep (1902), else tight, bright and unmarred. Green limp overlapped leather wraps, gilt lettering and decorative elements, black ink label, in blind decorative elements, Roycrofters watermarked paper, gold silk pastedowns, gold silk bookmark bound in, hand-illuminated. 8vo. 91pp.

A variant binding depicting a couple on horseback. There are two variant states of the text of this title. This is the version with "Yea" as the first word on page 24.

  • Bookseller: Lux Mentis, Booksellers US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 2610
  • Title: Aucassin and Nicolete:
  • Author: Lang, Andrew (trans)
  • Format/binding: Full Leather
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine. No DJ, as Issued
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First Edition Thus
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Roycrofters
  • Place: East Aurora, NY
  • Date published: 1899


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