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Peakirk Books

With over 25 years experience, we are specialists in 20th century juvenile literature and children's books stocking most authors of boys & girls story books including Enid Blyton, Elinor Brent-Dyer, W. E. Johns, Malcolm Saville, M. E. Allan, E. J. Oxenham and many, many more. We also stock collectable fairy tales & illustrated books including Arthur Rackham, Ida Outhwaite & Lewis Carroll, plus the more modern classics of Roald Dahl & Harry Potter. Additionally we carry a large selection of very good condition Rupert Annuals and original Ladybird books. CRIME FICTION is our other specialism with a large selection of Agatha Christie, Gladys Mitchell, John Rhode, Miles Burton, E. C. R. Lorac, Glyn Carr ( Showell Styles ) and many more authors available. We also provide a free book search service for ANY book on any subject or value, and there is no fee or obligation to buy if we're successful. Finally, we have a well established website with a full internet & mail order service and we ship to most destinations worldwide.

The Book of Romance

Description

An attractive copy of this 1st edition, which contains 8 colour plates by Henry Ford as well as an abundance of black and white plates. All edges gilt. The Arthurian stories are taken mainly from Malory’s compilation. The Robin Hood is from the Old English Ballad, the courteous outlaw. Also included are the stories of Roland, from the 11th century French epic, Diarmid, ancient Irish, & Wayland the Smith 8th century British.

Price

£175.00