Author:Aungier, George James ; editor

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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

Price: $19.95

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40913

Condition: Very Good+


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 exc... View more info