Boy's Mabinogian


Author: Sidney Lanier

Illustrator: Alfred Fredericks

[LANIER, Sidney]. The Boy’s Mabinogion. Being The Earliest Welsh Tales of King Arthur in the Famous Red Book of Hegest. Edited for Boys with an Introduction by Sidney Lanier. Illustrated by Alfred Fredericks. NY: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1881. 8vo, xxiv 361pp + [16] advts. Green-gray cloth pictorially stamped in gilt and black. Navy endpapers; 12 b&w plates. Spine ends and corners worn, spine edges rubbed, rear cover slightly rubbed with three small spots, pages lightly aged, else an internally clean, tight copy with front cover still quite clean and bright.

First edition. Following the success of his The Boy’s King Arthur and The Boy’s Froissart, Lanier retells the Mabinogion, the classic work of Welsh mythology.