The Last Captain of Horse: A Portrait of Chivalry - Werner BergengruenThames & Hudson, 1953, Hardback in Dustwrapper..
Condition: Good+ — in Good+ Dust Wrapper. Unlaminated dust wrapper a little edgeworn and faded with heavier tanning to the spine. Pages lightly age-tanned.
From the cover: “This is a genial novel, urbane and witty. It is the delightful recollections of a retired Captain of Horse, who in our own times stands as the last representative of the age of chivalry. In this book are courtliness and magnanimity, buffoonery and nobility, Don Quixote and Tartarin, horses and heroes, and the great deeds of cavaliers.
Size: 7½" x 5"
Number of Pages: 304
Translator: Eric Peters
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