This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: ...not seem well. The journey had tired him--he was a long time on the sea. Or perhaps it is the atmosphere of the castle which has alarmed his ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 Excerpt: ...not seem well. The journey had tired him--he was a long time on the sea. Or perhaps it is the atmosphere of the castle which has alarmed his little soul. He was crying, and did not know why he cried. I nursed him on my knees; come, look at him. He is asleep in our bed. He sleeps very gravely, with one hand on his brow, like a little sorrowful king. Bellangere (suddenly bursting into tears). Sister! Sister! my poor sister! Ygraine. Why are you crying? Bellangere. I dare not tell what I know; and I am not sure that I know anything. But yet I have heard--that which one could not hear. Ygraine. What have you heard? Bellangere. I was passing close to the corridors of the tower--Ygraine. Ah! Bellangere. One of the doors was ajar. I pushed it very gently. I went in. Ygraine. Where? Bellangere. I had never seen. There were other corridors lighted with lamps; and then low galleries, which seemed to have no end. I knew it was forbidden to go farther. I was afraid and was about to turn back, but there was a sound of voices--though one could scarcely hear. Ygraine. It must have been the servants of the Queen; they live at the foot of the tower. Bellangere. I do not know quite what it was. There must have been more than one door between; and the voices came to me like the voices of some one who is being strangled. I went as near as I could. I am not sure of anything; but I believe they were speaking of a child who had arrived to-day, and of a crown of gold. They seemed to be laughing. Tgraine. They were laughing? Bellangere. Yes, I think they were laughing; unless it was that they were crying, or that it was something I did not understand; for one heard badly, and their voices were low. There seemed to be a great many of them moving about in the vault. They were speakin...
Good. Good hardcover, no DJ. Covers show light edge wear. Ex-Library (college) with usual markings. Text is clean and unmarked. Binding is tight, hinges strong.; 100% Satisfaction Guaranteed! Ships same or next business day!
Very good. Little, Brown & Co., Boston, MA, 1927. 1st Edition, Later Printing, VG-, Hard Cover, Size=6."x8.5", 443pgs(Biblio). Cover fore-edge corners lightly bumped, cloth rubbed head & foot of spine, page ends lightly browned, top page ends dull, o.w. clean & tight. No ink names, bookplates, etc. Text bright & in Near Fine condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Good. No dust jacket. 1924. 443 pages. No dust jacket. Maroon cloth with faded lettering. Clean pages with no noticeable markings or annotations. Mild tanning to endpapers and page edges. Front endpaper missing. Front hinge cracked. Some pages are rough cut. Back hinge partly cracked. Mild wear to spine, edges and corners. Mild sunning to spine. Moderate scuffing and soiling to boards. World of Rare Books Item ref. 1432832730NAT (Use this ID when enquiring about this item. )
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