THE SHERIFF OF NOTTINGHAM.
Edition: First US printing.
New York: The Viking Press, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A novel set during the reign of King John (1199-1216) in Great Britain - a very different view of Philip Mark, the notorious Sheriff of Nottingham in the Robin Hood stories by a noted historian. "Kluger portrays a far different sheriff. Philip Mark, a soldier of fortune from Touraine, is a complex figure, a man with a heart, a conscience, and masterful political skills. . . . [he] presents the eternal struggle of a singular character seeking to act honorably in a time ruled by savage impulse and civil uproar." Author's note. 485 pp. ISBN: 0-670-84022-X.
Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket.