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Title: The Epic of the Beast : The History of Reynard the Fox ; and Physiologus
Description: London, George Routledge & Sons Ltd. 1925. Hard Cover, 7.5 x 5 inches. Ill.: Kaulbach. No marks or inscriptions. No creasing to covers or to spine. A very clean very tight copy with bright unmarked boards, minor sunning and very minor marking to cream vellum spine, marbled end papers, dusty page edges and no bumping to corners. Clear gilt lettering on light brown label on spine. 315pp. Undated ca 1920s. Introduction on 38 pages. The medieval epic tale of Reynard the Fox, first printed by Caxton in the 15the century, here with a text modernised by William Swan Stallybrass and with an Introduction by William Rose. This is followed by the writings of Physiologus translated from the Latin by James Carlill. Lastly there is an extensive Glossary and Notes on Caxton's words and phrases. Included are Kaulbach's famous illustrations. We do not use stock photos, the picture displayed is of the actual book for sale. Every one of our books is in stock in the UK ready for immediate delivery. Very Good (+)/No Jacket.

Keywords: Parables, Folklore, Mythology Mythology Kaulbach

Price: GBP 200.00 = appr. US$ 285.60 Seller: Godley Books
- Book number: 017535

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