The Mabinogion, From the Welsh of the Llyfr Coch O Hergest (The Red Book of Hergest) in the Library of Jesus College, Oxford.

By: Guest, Lady Charlotte ( translated with Notes by )

Price: £175.00

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Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket


Bound in the original half red morocco spine and corners, with bright gilt decoration/illustration and titling to the spine, with marbled paper-covered boards. Extremities and leather are rubbed/scuffed, with a little extra rubbing at extremities of the spine, with some softening of the leather corners. Some 'pushing in' to the top and two small splits either side of the top of the spine, but all holding - all hinges tight. Top Edge Gilt. The remaining page fore-edges are toned and dust ingrained from age. Overall the book presents quite well. Internally plain yellow endpapers. NO Inscriptions, but some light foxing (pale lemon/tan spotting) mainly to the first few pages, and with the odd few spots/marks here and there in the text, but generally very clean throughout the text block. (xx) + 504 pp. A second edition of Lady Charlotte Guest's important translation of the classical Middle Welsh prose collection 'The Mabinogion'. With a half-title. Title page printed in red and black. Illustrated with an engraved vignette on the title page, and b/w head and tail illustrated wood engravings. A handsome binding, but showing a some wear from it's life of nearly 150 years! This book is overweight and MAY require extra postage for International Buyers Only, depending on your location. SEE IMAGES. ; Smaller 4to 10" - 11" tall

Title: The Mabinogion, From the Welsh of the Llyfr Coch O Hergest (The Red Book of Hergest) in the Library of Jesus College, Oxford.

Author Name: Guest, Lady Charlotte ( translated with Notes by )

Categories: Bindings, Wales/Welsh, Anglo-Welsh Literature. Welsh Interest, Folk-Lore. Myth. Legend, Ireland. Scotland. Celtic,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: London, Bernard Quaritch: 1877

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 119993

Keywords: The Mabinogion, From The Welsh Of The Llyfr Coch O Hergest (the Red Book Of Hergest) In The Library Of Jesus College, Oxford. Guest, Lady Charlotte ( Translated With Notes By ) Published By Bernard Quaritch 1877