This book tells ten stories from the Song of Roland, one of the most illustrious knights of Romance. The famous hero was a nephew of Charlemagne and the most valorous Peer of France. Stories are told relating how Roland and Oliver fought and died at the battle of Roncesvalles, of Charlemagne’s vengeance on Marsil the Saracen and of the punishment of the traitor Ganelon.The book is illustrated with coloured drawings by L.D. Luard.
Hardback – showing signs of wear and tear , discolouration and foxing – the book is in a reasonable and readable condition in view of its age (1907)