Octavo, xx last blank , pages with a frontispiece portrait. Publisher's half morocco and cloth, spine gilt in compartments, with contrasting leather title-labels, top edge gilt the binding by George Bayntun of Bath ; spine a little sunned; an excellent copy.
Number 49 of copies signed by the author. An initial blank is inscribed to 'Littleton C.
Powys from The Publishers. Oct 6, Mr E.
https://botidogdistne.ga Hervey '. John Cowper Powys had a brother, Littleton Charles Powys ; doubtless this was his copy.
Porius: A Romance of the Dark Ages is a historical romance by John Cowper Powys. Set in the Dark Ages during a week of autumn AD, this novel is. Porius Hardcover – August 16, A Glastonbury Romance by John Cowper Powys Paperback $ Powys’s original conception is here restored, a dense, complex merging of modern psychology and ancient mythology.
The book is one of 'two major historical novels set in Wales, "Owen Glendower" and "Porius" In both works, but especially "Porius", Powys makes use of the mythology found in the Welsh classic "The Mabinogion". London: Macdonald, First edition.
Publisher's grey cloth, gilt lettered red spine panels, the author's signature reproduced in gilt to the upper board, dust jacket, original bookmark listing the characters of the book loosely inserted. Small wrinkle towards the head of the jacket spine with some light rubbing at the end, offsetting to the front and rear endpapers from the jacket protector, a lovely copy overall. A novel based on Arthurian legend.
Seller: Bow Windows Bookshop Published: Book is in good condition with clean pages, name in front, novel set in the year A. Om boka Widely regarded as Powys' finest achievement in fiction, "Porius" has never been published in its intended form - until now. The culmination of a lifelong passion for Wales and its mythology, "Porius" is at once a historical novel and a commentary on the nature of modern warfare It is the year The Saxons and their forest-people allies are advancing upon a Roman fort in North Wales in a desperate attempt to save the remnants of their matriarchate.
Arthur has sent ahead Merlin, Nineue, and Medrawd, to help the beleaguered son of the reigning prince, Porius. Powys, a self-labelled 'born Inventor of Fairy Tales', transformed the people and animals of his Welsh village into the mythical figures that haunt Porius' primeval woods.