The Coucy Castle Manuscript


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Translated & Annotated by Ormonde de Kay. Published by Clarkson N. Potter, Inc, New York, 1980. First edition, first printing. Hardcover, boards. Fine in Near Fine dust jacket.

Nursery rhymes in French, discovered in the ruins of Coucy castle that bear a remarkable resemblance to English nursery rhymes when spoken out loud. Sequel to Van Rooten’s “Mots d’Heures: Gousses, Rames”.