Royston Gower, or the Days of King John

Royston Gower, or the Days of King John : An Historical Romance (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Royston Gower, or the Days of King John: An Historical Romance HE Author has ventured to appear before his readers in a new form in the present work, and can only hope that the fare he has provided will prove acceptable. Having won much praise, as a rural sketcher, as might satisfy any one possess ing even more than a moderate share of ambition, he trusts that he shall not be found fault with, for having placed a few figures in the fore-ground of his landscape. In writing this work, the author has fulfilled one of his boyish wishes I: for it was long a dream of his youth to accomplish an' undertaking, the scene of which should be fixed in Sherwood Forest, in the days of Robin Hood. How he has completed his task, it remains for others to decide. 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 more

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  • Paperback | 406 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 21mm | 540g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243328265
  • 9780243328260