The Gallants.

SKU: 10162

Writing under a pseudonym, Elizabeth Moresby (1862-1931) writes entertaining historical fiction, delightfully combining fact and fantasy. Covers Henry II, the beloved of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Fair Rosamond, "Saucy Jack," Harington, the godson of Queen Elizabeth, the Duke of Monmouth, Henry Thrale, Admiral Nelson, the Prince of Wales (King George IV), Sir Peter Teazle.  Has a previous owner's name or bookplate inside front cover. Book is in very good condition. Illus. DJ protected by plastic. Beautiful gilt blue cloth cover. The Atlantic Monthly Press, Boston, 1924. 308 pages, Hb, dj. USED. $35.00