The King's Story Book (Classic Reprint)

The King's Story Book (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The King's Story Book I am willing to admit that in a few cases in the pre sent volume the appeal has not resulted so well as could have been desired. Robert Louis Stevenson's story of the Black Arrow, Dr. Conan Doyle's story of Sedgmoor, Sir Walter Besant's account of the Derwentwater rebellion, and others, at once occur to the mind as gems one would have liked to see placed in the same setting with Scott, Thackeray, Charlotte Bronte, and the rest. But even with these omis sions, due to the inexorable law of copyright, not to editorial choice, the present collection of historical stories will, I think, be found of value as well as of interest. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 616 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 31mm | 812g
  • Forgotten Books
  • English
  • 54 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243289103
  • 9780243289103