The Knight and the Umbrella

Anstruther, Ian. The Knight and the Umbrella: An Account of the Eglinton Tournament 1839. Gloucester: Alan Sutton 1986 (1st pub. 1963). xvii, 270p + over 20 ills. Very good paperbound (light shelfwear). ** Entertaining account of a Scottish nobleman's "glorious folly"--a grand medieval-style tournament in defiance of the new era of steam power and political reform. With much on aristocratic families of the day and their life styles. Item #3679

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