medieval

21481 One is One by Picard, ill Ambrus.

One is One.

A gentle boy dreams of knighthood in the violent physical world of 14th c. England. He achieves his goal with difficulty, but then must think again of what he truly wants in his life.

$65.00

 

The Golden Book of Christmas Tales.

The Golden Book of Christmas Tales.

Very short tales with large intricate pictures to illustrate them: The Cherry Tree, The Talking Animals, The Robin, The Glastonberry Thorn, La Befana, and others. Possibly some of these appeared earlier in Life magazine. Note: This book has been sold.

$65.00

 

Black Horses for the King.

Black Horses for the King.

The court of King Arthur (Artos) from the point of view of a Roman-Celtic boy, Galwyn, who eventually helps Arthur develop a stable of war horses for his knights. To help their hooves adjust to the English climate, he also becomes a skilled farrier. Although this is a departure from science fiction, the author knows her history and her horses, and this book is an absorbing read. (And a good example of how a book's price is more influenced by availability than anything else!) PLEASE NOTE: This book has been sold.

$5.00

 

King Arthur illus. Howard Pyle, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1903, 1st thus illus.

The Story of King Arthur and his Knights.

The classic American illustrations for King Arthur. Reissued nicely in the 20's, but this is the original. Please note: THIS BOOK HAS BEEN SOLD

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$80.00

 

12992 Nicholas and the Wool-Pack written and ill. by Harnett

Nicholas and the Wool-Pack.

Nicholas, a Cotswold wool producer's son, together with his fiancee and his best friend, foils the plotting of two visiting Lombards and saves his father's business. Many detailed illustrations of the trade.

$95.00

 

14512 Stones of Green Knowe by Boston

The Stones of Green Knowe.

As Roger, a boy of Saxon and Norman heritage, watches the new stone manor house being built to replace their old wooden Saxon Hall, ancient Stone magic allows him to travel backward and foreword through time.

$115.00

 

The Red Towers of Granada by Trease, ill by Keeping.

The Red Towers of Granada.

Robin, thought to be a leper, takes the road to Nottingham, ringing his bell. His presence serves to protect an old Jewish doctor from the dangers of the road, and he later accompanies him to Spain on a Royal errand. A vivid medieval adventure.

$26.00

 

19418 Sir Launcelot and his Companions by Pyle

The Story of Sir Launcelot and His Companions.

The third of Pyle's books on King Arthur tells of the adventures of Sir Launcelot after he became a knight of the king. NOTE: This book has been SOLD.

$90.00

 

By Loch and by Lin by Sorche Nic Leodhas, Vera Bock, ill.

By Loch and by Lin; Tales from Scottish Ballads.

Ten stories: Lay of the Smithy, Lay of the Amadhain Mhor, Lochmaben Harper, Earl of Mar's Daughter, Dick o' the Cow, Bonnie Baby Livingston, Lang Johnnie Mor, Famous Flower of Servingmen, Heir of Linne, Knight and the Shepherd Lass. Introduction.

$16.00

 

Astercote.

Lively's first children's novel; children investigate the secrets of a stone village now deep in the wood, destroyed since the Black Death.

$65.00

 

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