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Sword & Scimetar: Romance of the Crusades TRUMBLE 1886

Sold ! This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2009-05-20)
Price : US $74.51



Sword & Scimetar: Romance of the Crusades TRUMBLE 1886 Sword & Scimetar: Romance of the Crusades TRUMBLE 1886 Sword & Scimetar: Romance of the Crusades TRUMBLE 1886 Sword & Scimetar: Romance of the Crusades TRUMBLE 1886 Sword & Scimetar: Romance of the Crusades TRUMBLE 1886


Sword and Scimetar:

The Romance of the Crusades

The Story of Four Centuries of Christian Warfare

Retold from the Old Chronicles

by Alfred Trumble

Illustrated by Gustave Dore








Hardcover with decorative cover (no dustjacket)
Not an ex-library
Published by Pollard & Moss, NY
Publication date:  1886
Presumed First Edition
Oversize - Measures 10 3/4' x 14 1/4'
211 pages plus a full-page ad
Gilt edges all around
Dark green cloth with black & gilt on front cover & spine
At head of title:  'Deus Vult!'
Frontispiece with tissue guard
Full page illustrations (engravings)
Decorative endpapers
Binding is tight
Pages are clean, though lightly sunned with some foxing
No marks or tears
Previous owner's name on label on front endpaper (pastedown)
Some of the back pages have what looks like a water spot/stain (very faint)
Some wear to top & bottom of spine and to corner edges
This is being sold for the Friends of Berks County Public Libraries.  It is not an ex-library copy.   The money will be used for the countywide summer reading club.

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