CRONIQUES DE LONDON, DEPUIS L'AN 44 HEN. III. JUSQU' À L'AN 17 EDW. III Edited from a M. S. In the Cottonian Library

By: Aungier, George James ; editor

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xxii + [2] + 112 + [36] pages; Publisher's dark green-grey cloth, spine lettered and decoratively stamped in gilt, with an arabesque pattern stamped in blind on the front and rear covers, pale yellow endpapers. The half title states: "The French Chronicle of London. " First printed edition of an important source for the Mediaeval history of London -- forming the latter portion of a parchment book in 8vo preserved among the Cottonian Manuscripts. It was written in old Norman French, evidently around the middle of the fourteenth century, but the name of the compiler has been lost. An excellent example of Camden Society Publication XXVIII -- top edges of the leaves unopened. Binding is clean and tight, with only light shelfwear at the spine ends.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings.

Title: CRONIQUES DE LONDON, DEPUIS L'AN 44 HEN. III. JUSQU' À L'AN 17 EDW. III Edited from a M. S. In the Cottonian Library

Author Name: Aungier, George James ; editor

Categories: European History, Medieval Studies, 19th Century, Antiquarian Books, 19th Century,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: London, Printed for the Camden Society By John Bowyer Nichols and Son: 1844

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good+

Size: Square 8vo

Seller ID: 40913

Keywords: Medieval History Old Norman French Fourteenth Century London