The Battle of Maldon Edited by E.V.Gordon

By: E.V.Gordon

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Book Condition: Very Good


England: Methuen's Old English Library, 1957. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 5th or later Edition. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Trade Paperback First Revised Edition Eighth Printing Frontis Photo of battle causeway site.This great poem in old English tells of the Saxon - Viking battle. J.R.R.Tolkien is thanked in preface by his associate E.V.Gordon. Here is the original text with a scholarly introduction and notes.Gordon and Tolkien of course worked together on Sir Gawain. Near Very Good. Some judicial underlines in the introduction, else pristine looking tight, bright and nice. Prof.Tolkien talks about this battle tradition in the 'Tolkien Reader' where he discusses the wisdom in allowing the Vikigs to cross the bridge unmolested for honors sake.. Dust jacket present.

Title: The Battle of Maldon Edited by E.V.Gordon

Author Name: E.V.Gordon

Categories: Norse/Anglo Saxon/ Middle English/ Elizabethan/German, J.R.R Tolkien and The Inklings,

Edition: 5th or later Edition

Publisher: England, Methuen's Old English Library: 1957

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 011390

Keywords: tolkien maldon battle saxon warfare old english norse viking battle english war,