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The Cross and the Sword First Edition Hardcover

By: Evangeline Walton

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Toronto, The Ryerson Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 010366

Condition: Very Good


Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1956. Book. Very Good. Hardcover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition Hardcover and Dust Jacket Very nice handsome shape Small flaws Some fading on rear board. Great period dust jacket Viking swordsmen and buxom lady with light wear dust jacket, shelf rubs but NO jacket chips. Previous owners name library embossed on end paper. Otherwise binding tight, clean and nicely mylared. This collectible novel is a great retelling of the Viking Saxon wars in England Here told by Evangeline Walton who wrote the masterful 'Island of the Mighty'... View more info

Image for The Virgin And The Swine The Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi  Original Hardcover and Dust Jacket

The Virgin And The Swine The Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi Original Hardcover and Dust Jacket

By: Evangeline Walton

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Chicago, Willett, Clark & Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5313

Condition: Very Good


With the success of 'The Island Of the Mighty,' in the 1970s renamed from the 'Virgin and the Swine" by the great Fantasy editor of the Ballentine Unicorn Series Lin Carter the Welsh Mabinogion was introduced to the J.R.R Tolkien High Fantasy lovers like myself. It was these (and others) along with Lord of The Rings that gave birth to our Three Geese In Flight Celtic Books in Woodstock New York in 1977.Ian Ballentine would come in our shop and introduced me to Alan Lee who was doing illustrations to the Jones and Jones Mabinogion. "Yes", by the way, if you read Tolkien's blurb on ... View more info