Men of Iron by Howard Pyle
Hardcover. Condition: Good-/Good. 1891. Harper & Brothers. 1st Edition. Illustrated.
Set in the 15th century, Men of Iron is a juvenile "coming of age" work in which a young squire, Myles Falworth, seeks not only to become a knight but to eventually redeem his father's honor. In Chapter 24 the knighthood ceremony is presented and described as it would be in a non-fiction work concerning knighthood and chivalry. Descriptions of training equipment are also given throughout.
Bound in red cloth. Edge wear and thinning in spots along spine and cover. Corners rubbed. Interior clean and free from marks.