By: Aluredi Beverlacensis (Alfred of Beverley)
Oxford, E Theatro Sheldoniano: 1716
Edition: First English Edition
Seller ID: 90073
Condition: Near Very Good
SALE Original 1716 Medieval British history of only 148 copies of this Latin British History 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 the great Celtic scholar 'Edward Lloyd's name even appears on second scan. Here in Near Very Good shape. 172 pp Internally Very Good, Crude calf binding strip put over spine of the 19th c. Leather ... View More...