Prince Arthur.


to Cart
Price: $900.00

Place Published: London
Publisher: Awnsham and John Churchil
Date Published: 1695

Description: An Heroick Poem. In Ten Books... To which is added, an Index, Explaining the Names of Countries, Cities, and Rivers, &c. [20], 296, [4]pp. Folio, full early calf with blind-stamped border on covers and ornate gilt-stamped spine with red morocco label (leather is well-rubbed and edgeworn but solid; several early inked names on endpapers and title page which is also lightly foxed, otherwise quite clean). London: Printed for Awnsham and John Churchil, 1695. Second edition, corrected. VEry good.

Comments: Blackmore (1654-1729) was the personal physician to Queen Anne and William III who was also a popular and prolific writer, much admired by contemporaries such as John Locke & Samuel Johnson. This is his first and best known work, an epic recount of the Arthurian legend. Wing B3081; Lowndes 211.

Edition: Second
Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 166075

More 17THC: webrss
More ENG LIT: webrss
More POETRY: webrss
More ARTHURIAN: webrss
More 600: webrss

By This Author: BLACKMORE, Richard.
By This Publisher: Awnsham and John Churchil
Topic Notification
Receive e-mail notification of new arrivals in your topics of interest.

Dear Argosy, I just finished watching TV. Now I know there is the old books store called Argosy in Manhattan, New York. I've been looking for first edition of Little Women written by Louisa May Alcott. Do you have it? If you do please let me know. - Itoko Kadooka
Argosy Book Store on Facebook
Argosy Book Store on Instagram
Site by Bibliopolis