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Published by Groombridge and Sons in London .
Written in English


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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for William Tell the Hero of Switzerland: An Historical Romance (, Paperback) at the best online prices at . : William Tell, the Hero of Switzerland. An historical romance.: Woodcut front. & title with engr. border sl. foxed; a few spots in text. Contemp. green moiré grained binder's cloth, maroon leather label. In 28 pts, each with one or more woodcuts, some by C.H. Wall, and ornamental capitals. The first edition, Ono , c, dated by Summers and James was published by T. Paine. The Story of William Tell: Hero of Switzerland Initially published in as a portion of the author’s larger “Stories of William Inform and His Close. Very good condition. Dark green cloth covers with black titles and decoration. B/w frontis and illustrated title page. Includes Local Legends, Legends in Verse, .

The Story of William Tell: Hero of Switzerland eBook: Marshall, Henrietta Elizabeth: : Kindle Store. The story of Wilhelm Tell The legend of William Tell At a time soon after the opening of the Gotthard Pass, when the Habsburg emperors of Vienna sought to control Uri and thus control trans-Alpine trade, a new bailiff, Hermann Gessler, was despatched to Altdorf. And there is an old story, that, not long after this, William Tell did shoot the tyrant Gessler with one of his arrows ; and thus he set his country Switzerland free. the Story of a man who like the freedom. William Tell became the Hero of Switzerland. William Tell: The liberty and independence go higher of everything! Get this from a library! William Tell: the hero of Switzerland: an historical romance.

William Tell: the hero of Switzerland: a poem. p. 78Mode of access: in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: black & white frontispiece; vignette on title-page, cuts. 1 of 12 books in chapbok form, previously bound in book form. Self wrappers. Adelphi Book Shop, Victoria, B.C. May/66 $ William Tell: the hero of Switzerland: a poem Item Preview remove-circle Copy in McGill Library's Rare Books and Special Collections: black & white frontispiece; vignette on title-page, cuts. 1 of 12 books in chapbok form, previously bound in book form. Self wrappers. Adelphi Book Shop, Victoria, B.C. May/66 $ Swiss folk hero of Switzerland. His legend is set in the period of the original foundation of the Old Swiss Confederacy in the early 14th century. According to the legend, Tell was an. William Tell, German Wilhelm Tell, Swiss legendary hero who symbolized the struggle for political and individual freedom. William Tell shooting at the apple, woodcut from Ein Schönes Spiel von Wilhelm Thellen, by O. Schweitzer, The historical existence of Tell is disputed. According to popular legend, he was a peasant from Bürglen in the canton of Uri in the 13th and early 14th .