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The Englishman's Library Vol VIII. ix, 394 pp + 2 pp ads. Folding map of England showing the Saxon Kingdoms, folding map of Lincolnshire and one other plate. Contents include: The Saxons, Conversion of Kent, Northumbria, Early English Monasteries, Pilgrimages and Hermits, Progress of Arts and Learning, Reign of Alfred, Reign of Ethelred, Norman Conquest, Becket and Henry II, Popery at its Height, Tyranny of Henry VIII etc. Pale yellow eps. Previous owner's bookplate on fep - Gore Booth, Lissadell House, Sligo. Some spots of foxing on front edge. Dark green cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Overall condition VG.
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