Buy Used
Price: US$ 37.50 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, Rates & Speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Returns Policy

The Life and Death of Fair Rosamond, Concubine to King Henry II

Anonymous

Published by Printed for the Booksellers, Glasgow, Scotland
Used Condition Collectible-Very Good No Binding
From Barry Cassidy Rare Books (Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.) Quantity Available: 1
Available From More sellers View all  copies of this book

Circa 1840-1850. Original chapbook, once bound, with portrait of King Henry II on front, no. 14 under the publisher's information. One sheet of paper folded to make 8 pages, opened. 3 3/4 x 6 inches. Chapbooks were an early form of popular literature, originating in the 16th century and fading out of use by the mid-19th century. They were cheaply printed booklets that "chapmen" would sell door to door or at fairs to the common people. This one contains a poem about Rosamond Clifford, mistress of King Henry II of England. In this poem, fair Rosamond dies from poison given to her by King Henry's wife, Queen Eleanor. This is not historically accurate. Bookseller Inventory # 016239


Bibliographic Details

Title: The Life and Death of Fair Rosamond, ...

Publisher: Printed for the Booksellers, Glasgow, Scotland

Binding: No Binding

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good

Payment Methods

Payment Methods Accepted by Seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order Cash PayPal Bank Draft

Seller Barry Cassidy Rare Books
Address: Sacramento, CA, U.S.A.

AbeBooks Seller Since May 27, 2013
Seller Rating 5-star rating


Terms of Sale:

We guarantee the accuracy of our descriptions, our secure packaging and our timely mailing. We do not send pictures or scans. Barry Cassidy Rare Books 2005 T Street Sacramento, CA 95811-6823 bcrbooks@ix.netcom.com 916-456-6307 Barry Cassidy, Owner and Operator



Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.


Store Description: Our store was founded in 1975 and has been in continuous operations since then. We maintain a quality selection of books, letters and manuscripts, photographs, prints and ephemera. We are open to serious collectors Monday through Saturday and suggest that you call the store before coming in. We do not send pictures or scans.