Six Old English Chronicles, of Which Two Are Now First Translated from the Monkish Latin Originals: Ethelwerd's Chronicle, Asser's Life of Alfred, Geoffrey of Monmouth's British History, Gildas, Nennius and Richard of Cirencester

Giles, J. A. (editor)
Publication Date 1866
Publisher Ball and Daldy,
Binding Hardback
Condition Good+, sound copy
SKU 22278
Notes A little worn to corners with exposed board to tips of two. Joints are a little worn externally and there is some surface scuffing, more so to the spine. Gilt is bright. Joints are sound. Clean.

Description

Hardback. xx, 512pp. Engraved frontis of Alfred the Great. Translations of medieval and Anglo-Saxon histories. Edited with notes by J. A. Giles. Bound in full leather by Bickers and Son, London, their stamp to the lower front end paper. Six compartments with raised bands to spine, gilt motif to five compartments. The sixth has blind lettering, the original title label is missing. Blind impressed ruling and details to raised bands and compartment edges; decorative blind impressed borders to both boards. Bevelled boards. Marbled endpapers. Contemporary prize inscription.
Price: £120.00
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