Title THE GENTLE FALCON. OXFORD CHILDREN'S LIBRARY NO. 37.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good+
Jacket Condition Very Good
Publisher London Oxford University Press 1966
Illustrator Evelyn Gibbs.
Seller ID 27968
248 pp, small 8vo (7 7/8" H). B&w illustrations. "This moving story of Isabella of France, the seven-year-old princess who became the second wife of King Richard of England, is told through the medium of her namesake, Isabella Clinton, a proud, high-spirited English girl, who was chosen to be her lady-in-waiting. She was able to comfort and befriend her through all the political intrigues and dangers of court life at Westminster, and to share with her the bitterness of King Richard's fall through the treachery of his cousin, Bolingbroke." Tiny light stain on title page, very light browning to edges of text block. Dust jacket has very light edge wear, minor rubbing on rear panel.