THE IRON CROWN,by Clare Barroll, Charles Scribner’s Sons & New York, printed in1975.This item is a book6 1/4" by 9 1/4" 460 page hardcover with dustjacket copy. This book is in good condition with some soiling and rubbing of the covers and dustjacket, pages are clean and tight, I have not seen any writing on the pages. This is a heavy bulky volume and will be shipped USPS Media Mail. Contest includes: the iron crown is and engrossing novel about times and places largely unknown to American readers. It is the story of Eric, a young Viking and illegitimate sons, robbed of his inheritance by and ambitious half-brother, Ulf. In love with Princes Signy of the Hebrides, Eric sets out in the year 1042 to the imperial court of Byzantium in search of honor, fortune and, above all a name. the Byzantine empress Zoe, fifty years old and more or less held together by three layers of needed paint (one of her processors had needed seven), kept a luxurious court by means of inventive murders, convenient love affairs, and the Greek fire, the secret and invisible chemical weapon, and much, much more. Thanks for Looking. L27DON’T FORGET TO CHECK OUR STORE, WE HAVE A GOOD SELECTION OF BOOKS AND VINTAGE POSTCARDS FOR A VERY GOOD PRICE AND WE SELL BOOKS BY LOTS TOO. Powered by eCRATER . List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.