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The Bayard Series
Publisher: Sampson Low, Son, & Marston. Country: United Kingdom. Date: 1868- .

Story of Chevalier Bayard (Bayard Series/Sampson Low, Marston, & Co.) (image)

The Story of the Chevalier Bayard:
from the French of the Loyal Servant, M. de Berville, and others.
By Edward Walford, with notes and introduction by the editor.
London, Sampson Low, Son & Marston, 1868 (The Bayard Series.)

Hardback bound in dark blue cloth and gilt lettering and gilt decorations.
No dust wrapper (as issued). xx, 255, [1] pages. Size: 15 cm.

Series Notes: This was promoted with the following pitch:
"Combinng Pleasure Books of Literature produced in the Choicest Style."[1]

The series editor was J. Hain Friswell [James Hain Friswell], (1825-78).

Format and pricing: "Price 2s. 6d. each Volume, complete in itself, flexible cloth extra, gilt edges, with silk Headbands and Registers."[1]

Case: "A Case containing 12 Volumes, price 31s. 6d.; or the Case separately, price 3s. 6d." {1]

One of the books in this series, The Table Talk and Opinions of Napoleon Buonaparte, can be viewed online here.


The Story of Chevalier Bayard.

Joinville's St. Louis de France.

The Essays of Edward Cowley.

Abdallah, by Edouard Laboullaye.

Napoleon, Table-Talk and Opinions.

Words of Wellington.

Johnson's Rasselas. With Notes.

Hazlitt's Round Table.

The Religio Medici, Hydriotaphia, &c., by Sir Thomas Browne, Knt.

Coleridge's Christabel, &c. With Preface by Algernon C. Swinburne.

Ballad Poetry of the Affections, by Robert Buchanan.

Lord Chesterfield's Letters, Sentences, and Maxims. With Essay by Sainte-Beuve.

The King and the Commons. Cavalier and Puritan Songs.

Vathek, by William Beckford.

Essays in Mosaic, by Ballantyne.

My Uncle Toby: His Story and his Friends, by P. Fitzgerald.

Reflections of Rochefoucauld.

Socrates: Memoirs for English Readers from Xenophon's Memorabilia, by Edward Levien.

Prince Albert's Golden Precepts.


[1] Source for above quotes and checklist: List of publications in final pages of Lord Beaconsfield [or; The Earl of Beaconsfield, K.G.] by J. A. Froude. London [Fetter Lane, Fleet Street],Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1890 (The Queen's Prime Ministers series).

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