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The Silver Stallion.[Poictesme en Chanson et Légende][Last Siege of the Fellowship; Mathematics of Gonfal; Toupan's Bright Bees; Coth at Porutsa; Mundus vult decipi; In the Sylan's House; What Saraide Wanted; Candid Footprint; Above Paradise; Manuel

by Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. [Bülg, G. J. ; poetic dedication to Carl Van Doren]

Condition: Very Good


London : John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited ; [London ; Aylesbury : Made and Printed in Great Britain by Hazell, Watson & Viney], 1926., 1926. Very Good. xv, 312 pp. ; 19 cm. ; OCLC: 3363061 ; LC: PS3505.A153 ; grey cloth with decorative embossed designs, with dark grey lettering ; top edge in faded purple ; includes a poetic dedication to Carl Van Doren ; a picaresque medieval novel by one of the mo st underrated fantasy writers, in a British edition, and fantastically claiming to be based on "Poictesme en Chanson et Légende by G. J. Bülg (Strasburg, 1785)", a wholly fictitious work and author ; Extract from the extended subtitle: "Herewith beg ins the history of the birth and of the triumphing of the great legend about Manuel the Redeemer, whom Gonfal repudiated as blown dust, and Miramon as an imposter, and whom Coth repudiated out of honest love...and hereinafter is recorded the manner of the great legend's engulfment of these persons." ; slight foxing, slight marks on bottom of textblock, else VG


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