Aluredi Beverlacensis Annales, sive historia de gestis regum Britanniae, libris IX. E codice pervetusto, calamo exarato, in bibliotheca Viri clariffimi Original 1716 Limited to 148 Copies

By: Aluredi Beverlacensis (Alfred of Beverley)

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Book Condition: Very Good


Exceptionally hard to find rare Medieval British history of only 148 copies of this Original Latin text 1716 First Edition of the Twelfth Century Annals of Alfred of Beverley (Aluredi Beverlacensis). From 'Brutus' to the Romans, Saxons, Uther Pendragon, Arthur and Mordred, Vikings and the Normans. Hugely influential spreading Geoffrey of Monmouth's "Lord of the Rings" like 'historical' epic. Even Ranulf Higden's Polychronicon was influenced by it. Here in Near Very Good shape. 172 pp Internally Very Good, Calf strip put over spine of 19th C. Leather binding and marbled binding paper put over endpaper gutters. NOT touching original binding in text clean interior. Tight, 1716 rare limited edition.No Underlines. No writing in text. NOT a institution copy. Bookplate Charles Francis Wyatt. M.A Broughton Rectory hand written on preliminary. 'Bound by C.Lewis' Same hand '1873 Purchased at Farebrothers Sale of Library of Thos Portern(?) Esq Hill St Berkeley Square Lot 293" Three Geese in Flight Arthurian and Celtic Books our passion since 1977 First Edition.

Title: Aluredi Beverlacensis Annales, sive historia de gestis regum Britanniae, libris IX. E codice pervetusto, calamo exarato, in bibliotheca Viri clariffimi Original 1716 Limited to 148 Copies

Author Name: Aluredi Beverlacensis (Alfred of Beverley)

Categories: Norse/Anglo Saxon/ Middle English/ Elizabethan/German, General /Poetry/Music/Food/Travel/Art/Theatre/Fiction, Medieval and Early Medieval, Arthurian Legend,

Edition: First English Edition

Publisher: Oxford, E Theatro Sheldoniano: 1916

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 90073

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