Chivalry

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  • Category = Chivalry
  • SPLENDID EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE AND INTERESTING WORK
    The Statutes of the Most Noble Order of the Garter. by GARTER
    GARTER
    The Statutes of the Most Noble Order of the Garter.

    London: printed by Woodfall and Kinder, 1862. Full morocco, 11 inches tall. A splendid full hard grain morocco by Riley & Son with wide gilt raised bands, gilt pallets, dentelles and all edges. On the upper board, the gilt arms of the Most Noble Order of the Garter is framed within fillets and ornate corner tooling. The text consists of the history of the Order, the duties of Honourable Members of the Company, their Oath and indispensable advice on how to wear ones garter, 'George', surcoat, mantle and collar.

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  • VERY SCARCE TITLE IN SPLENDID HALF MOROCCO
    The Children's Bower; or What You Like. by DIGBY, Kenelm Henry
    DIGBY, Kenelm Henry
    The Children's Bower; or What You Like.

    London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1858. 2 volume set, 7 inches tall. A very handsome little set of this very scarce title with gilt raised bands, delicate gilt tooling to the panels and gilt top edges. Slight foxing to the preliminaries. With the bookplate of St. Benedict's Library, Fort William. The remarkable Kenelm Digby, most famous for his 'The Broad Stone of Honour, or Rules for the Gentlemen of England', was born in Ireland of old English stock and was a great enthusiast for chivalry, monarchy and the Church. He blamed the Reformation for the death of chivalry and religion. During the Victorian period, he wielded much influence and stimulated much debate.

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