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Ivanhoe (Dover Giant Thrift Editions)
by Sir Walter Scott
 
Trade paperback
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Ivanhoe (Dover Thrift Editions: Classic Novels)Ivanhoe (Dover Thrift Editions: Classic Novels) (Trade paperback)
Pub. Date: 2004
Publisher: Dover Publications
Price: $4.00
Seller: Blue Vase Books, Interlochen, MI, USA
Condition: Fair
Notes: The item is very worn but continues to work perfectly. Signs of wear can include aesthetic issues such as scratches, dents, worn and creased covers, folded page corners and minor liquid stains. All pages and the cover are intact, but the dust cover may be missing. Pages may include moderate to heavy amount of notes and highlighting, but the text is not obscured or unreadable. Page edges may have foxing (age related spots and browning). May NOT include discs, access code or other supplemental materials.
Ivanhoe (Dover Thrift Editions: Classic Novels)Ivanhoe (Dover Thrift Editions: Classic Novels) (paperback)
Pub. Date: 2004
Publisher: Dover Publications
Price: $4.99
Seller: Half Price Books Inc, Dallas, TX, USA
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Overview

Set in the 12th century, during the reign of Richard the Lionheart, Ivanhoe tells of the love of Wilfred of Ivanhoe for the Lady Rowena, his father Cedric's ward. Cedric intends Rowena for the oafish Athelstane, and banishes his son. 'The love of battle is the food upon which we live - the dust of the m¿¿¿l¿¿¿e is the breath of our nostrils! We live not - we wish not to live - longer than while we are victorious and renowned. Such ... are the laws of chivalry to which we are sworn, and to which we offer all that we hold dear.' Set in the twelfth century, during the reign of Richard the Lionheart, Ivanhoe tells of the love of Wilfred of Ivanhoe for the Lady Rowena, his father Cedric's ward. Cedric, who is dedicated to the liberation of the Saxon people from Norman oppression and to the revival of the Saxon royal line, intends Rowena - a descendant of King Alfred - for the oafish Athelstane, and he banishes his son. Ivanhoe joins King Richard on his crusade in the Holy Land, and eventually the two men return secretly to England - Ivanhoe to regain his inheritance and the hand of Rowena, Richard to secured his kingdom from his scheming brother John who has ruled in Richard's absence. With a gallery of memorable characters, high and low, Ivanhoe is a powerful and exciting evocation of a medieval world of jousting, baronial rivalry, siege warfare and trial by combat, and makes no attempt to gloss over the violence and brutality that lay behind the chivalric ideals.

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  • PID: 17680639745
  • ISBN-13: 9780486436777
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Seller: BookHolders
    Description: [ No Hassle 30 Day Returns ] [ Edition: Reprint ] [ Water Damage: SLIGHT doesn't affect use ] Publisher: Dover Publications Inc. Pub Date: 1/1/2004 Binding: Paperback Pages: 458.
    Condition: Fair