THE VIRGIN AND THE SWINE: THE FOURTH BRANCH OF THE MABINOGI. Evangeline Walton, Evangeline Walton Ensley.

THE VIRGIN AND THE SWINE: THE FOURTH BRANCH OF THE MABINOGI. Chicago, New York: Willett, Clark & Company, 1936. Octavo, pp. [1-12] [1-2] 3-312 [313] [314: colophon] [315-316: blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], original decorated gray cloth, front panel stamped in brown, spine panel stamped in black and brown, top edge stained brown. First edition. Signed inscription by Walton to Dwight Clark on front free endpaper. The author's first book, a "novel based on the fourth branch of the Mabinogion, extensively developing the story of Gwydion, his sister Arinarhod, and their son Llew Llaw Gyffes ... An impressive work, considerably better than the sequels the author produced when this book was reprint in the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series as THE ISLAND OF THE MIGHTY (1970) ..." – Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 5-304. Survey of Modern Fantasy Literature II, pp. 932-37. Tymn (ed), Fantasy Literature, p. 172. Waggoner, The Hills of Faraway 930. Bleiler (1978), p. 202. Reginald 14859. Cloth foxed, else a fine copy in very good decorated dust jacket with wear along top edge and a bit of fading to red ink on spine panel. A nice copy. (#152577).

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