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The Ballad of The White Horse.
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The Ballad of The White Horse.

Published: London: Methuen & Co., 1947

Stock code: 81887

Price: £350

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Eleventh edition. A handsomely bound copy of Chesterton’s epic poem on the semi-mythical story of the legendary Alfred the Great.

Octavo (177 114 mm). Finely bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in brown morocco, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, twin rule to boards, the Cross of Lorraine and a harp blocked in black to centre of front board, triple rule to turn-ins, cream endpapers, gilt edges. Browning to fore-edge of endpapers, spine a touch faded, an excellent copy.

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