HUON OF THE HORN. Andre Norton.

HUON OF THE HORN. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, [1951]. Small octavo, cloth-backed boards. First edition. Signed inscription by Norton on the blind side of the frontispiece: "To Edward McLuckie / This book was first / told at a library / over a series of / Fridays for six weeks -- / Andre Norton." A heroic fantasy forming part of the Charlemagne saga, adapted by Norton from the English translation made by Sir John Bourchier (Lord Berners) in 1534. "Marvel filled romance [of chivalry] ... Medieval fantasy in its most entertaining, but least intellectual guise." - Barron (ed), Fantasy and Horror (1999) 2-23. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at spine ends and age tanning, mostly on the inner surface save for mild show through on spine and rear panels. A nice copy of a book seldom found in superior condition. (#156855).

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First edition so stated on copyright page.