The Dancer and the Friar EUGENE PAUL METOUR 1926 ~ Novel of the Crusades ~ First Edition


Title: The Dancer and the Friar: A Ballad in Prose

Author: Eugene Paul Metour

Description: First edition (with GHD logo on copyright page). Pumpkin-colored cloth boards stamped in dark green. Ends of spine lightly pushed. Minor markings on ffep, small blemish on flyleaf, else clean and unmarked. Dust jacket shows a bit of soiling and has a couple short closed tears; some fading to spine; in clear archival sleeve. 396 pages. 7.6 x 5.25 inches.

A historical novel of the Middle Ages and the Crusades, set in Southern Europe and Jerusalem, which follows a French troubadour-fugitive and his page, who turns out to be a beautiful girl who follows him on the Crusades in the guise of a dancer.

Eugene Paul Metour (1880-1929) was a French-American writer, artist, and professor of romance languages. He received degrees at the Universty of Montpellier prior to immigrating to the United States in 1902.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good+
Jacket Condition: Very Good

Publisher: George H. Doran Company
Place: New York
Year: 1926

Keywords: novel, fiction, Crusades,

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