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The Betrothed: A Tale of The Crusaders and The Talisman: A Tale of The Crusaders

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Two Waverly novels in one volume. In The Betrothed, the action takes place in the Welsh Marches during the latter part of the reign of Henry II, after 1187. Eveline, the 16-year-old daughter of Sir Raymond Berenger, is rescued from a Welsh siege by the forces of Damian Lacy. She is betrothed to his uncle Sir Hugo, who leaves on a crusade. Rebels led by Ranald Lacy attempt to kidnap her, and Damian fights them off, but a confused sequence of events convinces the King that she and her beloved are in league against him. The Talisman takes place at the end of the Third Crusade, mostly in the camp of the Crusaders in Palestine. Scheming and partisan politics, as well as the illness of King Richard the Lionheart, are placing the Crusade in danger.

Quarter bound in red cloth with leather. Leather areas show signs of wear at edges. Front board has a gold embossed coat of arms, annotated "West Ham High School for Girls". Gold thistle designs to spine, with gold text on green panels. Spine discoloured. Red patterned endpapers. Edges of text block are marbled to match endpapers. Top edge discoloured. Slight foxing to first and last few pages. Text block is lightly tanned.

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Author(s):
Scott, Sir Walter
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Edition:
1876
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
358
Publisher:
William P Nimmo

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Two Waverly novels in one volume. In The Betrothed, the action takes place in the Welsh Marches during the latter part of the reign of Henry II, after 1187. Eveline, the 16-year-old daughter of Sir Raymond Berenger, is rescued from a Welsh siege by the forces of Damian Lacy. She is betrothed to his uncle Sir Hugo, who leaves on a crusade. Rebels led by Ranald Lacy attempt to kidnap her, and Damian fights them off, but a confused sequence of events convinces the King that she and her beloved are in league against him. The Talisman takes place at the end of the Third Crusade, mostly in the camp of the Crusaders in Palestine. Scheming and partisan politics, as well as the illness of King Richard the Lionheart, are placing the Crusade in danger.

Quarter bound in red cloth with leather. Leather areas show signs of wear at edges. Front board has a gold embossed coat of arms, annotated "West Ham High School for Girls". Gold thistle designs to spine, with gold text on green panels. Spine discoloured. Red patterned endpapers. Edges of text block are marbled to match endpapers. Top edge discoloured. Slight foxing to first and last few pages. Text block is lightly tanned.

Author(s):
Scott, Sir Walter
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
12mo - 7 - 8
Edition:
1876
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
358
Publisher:
William P Nimmo

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