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Author: Aikman, James

Title: An Account of the Tournament at Eglinton, : revised and corrected by several of the Knights. Illustrated by representations of the various scences, from Sketches taken on the spot, by Mr. W. Gordon; with a Biographical Notice of the Eglinton Family; to which is prefixed a Sketch of Chivalry

Price: £265.00

Year: 1839

Edition: 1st

Publisher: Hugh Paton, Carver and Gilder to Her Majesty the Queen

City of Publication: Edinburgh

Summary: xii 20 pages, 4to frontis with 6 b/w drawings of armour jousting etc.4 double-page hand-coloured plates The March to the Tilting Ground, The 3 of which show knights Tilting, The Tilting Ground, Knights Tilting, the Lord of the Tournament Tilting. The text has some page browning, the plates clean and colouring bright. Bookplate of Michael Moad to front paste down. Recently bound in green cloth with gilt title to the upper cover very good. Contemporary engraved armorial bookplate of William Hugh Logan. A fine contemporary record of the great re-enactment of a medieval joust and revel held that was held at Eglinton Castle in Scotland on Friday 30 August 1839.

Ref: 23673

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