Thomas Stephens Edited Thomas Powel
Title The Gododin Of Aneurin Gwawdrydd An English Translation With Copious Explanatory Notes; A Life Of Aneurin Original 1882 First Edition Four Seperate Vols. Set Of Part II Part III Part IV Part V Original Bindings
Book Condition Good+
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Great Britain Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion 1882
Seller ID 015953
Great Britain: Honourable Society of Cymmrodorion, 1882. Book. Good+. Trade Paperback. 1st Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Original Welsh 1882-1886 Set of 4 of the 5 Edited Thomas Stephens Volumes of The Gododin by the Bard Aneirin singing of the Battle of Cattraeth, a Sixth Century, sort of 'Charge of the Light Brigade", if you will, a last ditch 'Celtic' attempt to drive out English from the North. Earliest mention of the warrior Arthur. Very rare to find the issues together all here except missing Vol.1. Gray paper covers fragile and consequent chipping and flaking spine. Good condition only. Clean however, no writing. Flaked spine minor on 3 of them, a lot on 1. NO underlines, or markings. Clean interiors. and complete Part 5 missing rear paper cover. Front cover present on all. These have 'Welsh' text with facing English translation and copious notes by the truly great early Welsh scholar and Chemist Thomas Stephens. Since 1977 packing with care and respect . Dust jacket present. First Edition.