Ranulphi Higden John Trevisa Edited Re.Joseph Rawson Lumby
Title Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden Monachi Cestrensis: Together With The English Translation Of John Trevisa VOL.V And VI Two 1874 Hardcovers
Book Condition Good+
Edition First Edition
Publisher London Longmans & Co. 1874
Seller ID 381
Two Large Original Quarto Size 1/4 Leather The Polychronicon Of Ranulphi Higden English Translation John Trevisa VOL.V & VI Latin one side English facing.. These two volumes of a nine volume set begins in the First Century and the formation of the Celtic Church, the growth of Papal succession, as well as Arian and Pelagian challenges as well as the Roman invasion of Celtic Britain. But it is the Arthurian history where these come into prominence. After Geoffrey of Monmouth when the later Medieval and Tudor criticism of Arthur and Merlin was prominent, here translator John of Trevisa defends Geoffrey of Monmouth and Arthur. The fact that he was Cornish creates itself a lasting Arthurian piece in its own right! These original 1874 copies are good solid working copies. NO writing in text and the only real library marking is a City of St.Alban Coat of Arms Public small library book plate. NO Pocket but these are silid enjoying copies Vol. Vi has clear binders tape over spine to strengthen Vo0 V does not both solid and clean text. These go up to the Viking wars! .SET OF TWO LARGE HARDCOVERS First Edition.