THE MEN OF HARLECH [by] Wirt Gerrare [pseudonym]. London: Ward & Downey Limited, 1896. Octavo, pp. [i-v] vi-viii  2-334 [335-336: ads], original pictorial gray cloth, front panel stamped in red and black, spine panel stamped in black, fore and bottom edges untrimmed. First edition. Historical romance set during the fifteenth-century Wars of the Roses at Harlech Castle, a medieval fortification in Wales, which was held by the Lancastrians for seven years before Yorkist troops forced its surrender in 1468, a siege memorialized in the song Men of Harlech. Cloth worn at spine ends, split along part of outer rear joint repaired, several stains to rear cover, inner front hinge cracked, inner rear hinge partially cracked, Smedley's Hydropathic Establishment Library stamps on front free endpaper and preliminary leaves, a good copy. OCLC and COPAC report the same 3 copies, none in America. Quite scarce. (#164406).
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