The Famous Tragedy Of The Queen Of Cornwall At Tintagel In Lyonesse.

HARDY, THOMAS.

£25.00

Publisher

Macmillan and Co., Limited St. Martin's Street.

Place

London

Date

1923

Synopsis

A new version of an old story arranged as a play for mummers in one act requiring no theatres or scenery. reprinted november 1923.

Item Description

8vo. 8.25 x 6.25 inches. [vi] + 76 + [2] pp. Bound in original green cloth, gilt, with blind stamped borders enclosing gilt block from frontispiece. Minor wear to extremities and some scattered foxing; otherwise a very good copy. Signature of John Romilly Roget on first free endpaper. Illustrated by two plates, including frontispiece, protected by tissue guard, by author. Decorated by publisher's device on verso of half title. Reprint in the same month as first edition. A late drama by Thomas Hardy, with his version of the Arthurian legend of Tristram and Iseult, set at Tintagel Castle and inspired by his visits to North Cornwall. In English legend, Lyonesse came to mean a lost land that sank beneath the sea, located between Land's End and the Isle of Scilly.

[Stock No. 27341]

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