The legend of Croquemitaine, and the Chivalric Times of Charlemagne. Freely translated from the French of L'Epine. Illustrated by Gustave Doré. Tom HOOD, Gustave DORE.

The legend of Croquemitaine, and the Chivalric Times of Charlemagne. Freely translated from the French of L'Epine. Illustrated by Gustave Doré.

London: Cassell, Petter, and Galpin, 1869. Second UK Edition. Folio, pp.viii, 259; [1], blank; [4], advertisments. Illustrated with 177 designs on wood by Dore. Bound in recent half red morocco with gilt titles and raised bands to spine, cloth boards, top edge gilt. Light foxing within, externally fine. A handsome copy, formerly the property of likeable British politician Denis Healey, with his signature and address to half title. A scarce Dore-illustrated title. This copy is dated to Christmas 1869 by the presence of the Illustrated Travels in the publisher's advertisements at the rear. Item #46794

Private correspondence with Dan Malan.

Price: £180.00

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