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THE BROAD STONE OF HONOUR: OR, RULES FOR THE GENTLEMEN OF ENGLAND by  Kenelm Henry] [Digby - Hardcover - 2nd Edition - 1823 - from Parnassus Book Service (SKU: 24783)

THE BROAD STONE OF HONOUR: OR, RULES FOR THE GENTLEMEN OF ENGLAND

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THE BROAD STONE OF HONOUR: OR, RULES FOR THE GENTLEMEN OF ENGLAND

by [Digby, Kenelm Henry]

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  • very good
  • hardcover
Condition
Very Good/No jacket
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London:C.& J.Rivington, 1823. 2nd Edition. hard cover. Very Good/No jacket. http://www.parnassusbooks.com/image/data/books/2019/10/0_img_6036.jpg. London:C. and J. Rivington. 1823. 2nd edition. lxxii+675pp+errarta. Illustrated with crest on title page, headpiece and tailpiece. Hardcover.  Rebound in three quarter leather with light soiling and sun-fading along spine strip, light shelfware and a white stain/scratch to lower front cover. Top edges gilt. Internally clean, free of previous owners marks or signatures but with some age toning and spots of foxing scattered throughout. The binding is tight and hinges intact.  A very good copy. *"Now almost unknown, Digby's The Broad Stone of Honour (named after his favourite castle, Ehrenbreitstein) was an attempt to describe the true meaning of chivalry and to revive it in modern life"...Wikipedia

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Bookseller
Parnassus Book Service US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
24783
Title
THE BROAD STONE OF HONOUR: OR, RULES FOR THE GENTLEMEN OF ENGLAND
Author
[Digby, Kenelm Henry]
Illustrator
http://www.parnassusbooks.com/image/data/books/2019/10/0_img_6036.jpg
Format/binding
Hard cover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
No jacket
Quantity available
1
Edition
2nd Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
London:C.& J.Rivington
Date published
1823
Keywords
ENGLAND; SOCIAL ETIQUETTE; CHIVALRY;

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