Published by Philip Allen, London; 1934. First edition. Signed Presentation inscription to P. G. Taylor. Condition: Very Good/Good+.
A rare title from Francis Cabochon, pen name of Philip Bertram Murray Allen, comprising of linked stories set in medieval France with a modern, ironic twist. Bound in original yellow cloth, barely any bumping and just one mark to the top left corner of the front board, otherwise very clean. Inside, there is a little toning to the pages, which are otherwise bright and free from damage. There is a presentation inscription by the author to the ffep that read: To P. G. Taylor sig. with kind regards thus "Francis Cabochon"'.
Book comes in it's original silver and gold dust jacket, which has some chipping to the edges, with a tear to the front bottom edge of the spine, measuring approx. 1 inch and a small mark to the top left of the front panel, which corresponds with the mark on the binding. The illustration remains unaffected and the cover is generally in smart condition.
In all, this is a tidy and scarce book, which would be an unusual addition to any collection, particularly with it's link not only to it's author, but to P. G. Taylor as well, who