Gloucester Fragments. I. Facsimile of Some Leaves in Saxon Handwriting on Saint Swidhun. II. Leaves...on the Life of S. Maria Aegyptiaca.

By: Earle, John

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Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket


viii + 116 pp. A reprint of the 1861 edition. Black buckram binding with gilt to spine has some light white smudges at top edge, text fore-edge has some small stains which did not migrate , first blank has old erasures and a stroke of faint red pencil, text itself is clean and nice. Includes a facsimile of the original Anglo-Saxon manuscript pages of both Swithun and St. Maria, then the Anglo-Saxon text with a facing literal English translation, a lengthy essay on the life and times of Swithun with a shorter essay on Maria. The "illustrative pieces" on Swithun are primarily in Latin, with English notes, although a few are in English or Anglo-Saxon.; Folio - over 12" - 15" tall

Title: Gloucester Fragments. I. Facsimile of Some Leaves in Saxon Handwriting on Saint Swidhun. II. Leaves...on the Life of S. Maria Aegyptiaca.

Author Name: Earle, John

Categories: History:United Kingdom, Language Study,Ancient,Medieval,Classical & Modern,

Publisher: Gaithersburg, Maryland, Folcroft Library Editions: 1974

ISBN Number: 0841439893

ISBN Number 13: 9780841439894

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 004138

Keywords: Anglo-saxon Literature; Saint Swithun,