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Amadis de Gaula (Spanish romance). Book 9. English.
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image on first leaf of knight on horseback
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Amadís de Gaula (Spanish romance).
Uniform Title (Hamnet):
Amadís de Gaula (Spanish romance). Book 9. English.
Most excellent and famous history of the most renowned Knight of the Burning Sword
The most excellent and famous history of the most renowned knight, Amadis of Greece, surnam'd, the Knight of the Burning Sword, son to Lisvart of Greece, and the fair Onoloria of Trebisond. Representing his education in the court of King Magadan, his conquering of the defended mountain, his combat with his grandfather the Emperor Esplandian, his killing Frandalon the Ciclops, and falling in love with Lucella, daughter to Alpatracy King of Sicily, his arrival in the isle of Argenes, where he put an end to the enchantments of Queen Zirfea, his assisting his great-grandfather King Amadis in the island of the great Siclades, and in respect to him taking on himself the name of Amadis of Greece: together with the high and noble enterprizes of his cozen Lucencio, Gradamart son to the King of the Giants island, Birmartes son to the King of Spain, and many other noble knights and gallant ladies: all no less useful, than pleasant. Humbly addrest to the beauties of Great Brittain. By a person of quallity. Licensed according to order.
Place of Creation or Publ. (Hamnet):
Printed for J. Deacon at the Angel in Guilt-Spur-Street without Newgate, and J. Blare at the Looking-Glass on London Bridge,
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Physical Description (Hamnet):
, 220 p. : ill. (woodcut) ; 4⁰.
Booksellers advertisements. rbgenr
Romances, Spanish -- Translations into English -- Early works to 1800.
Associated Name (Hamnet):
Huth Library, former owner.
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Person of quality, tr.
A translation in English of book 7 of the French translation by Nicolas de Herberay of 'Amadís de Gaula' (corresponding to book 9 of the original).
First leaf bears woodcut illustration of knight on horseback on recto.
With advertisements on leaf [A]4.
Running title reads: 'The most excellent and famous history of the most renowned Knight of the Burning Sword'.
ESTC (RLIN) R230734
Wing (CD-ROM, 1996), M2877
Folger Holdings Notes (Hamnet):
Straight-grain morocco binding, with gold tooing and gilt edges, signed by Riviere. Provenance: bookplate of Huth library
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