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The Life of Charlemagne by Einhard The Frank - Hardcover - 1970 - from AJ Scruffles and

The Life of Charlemagne

by Einhard The Frank

Condition: Good

London: Folio Society, 1970. Hardcover. Good. Important contemporary account of the Life of Charlemagne by the diminutive scholar, Einhard. Bound in a mock vellum with gilt titling. Full colour images of illuminated manuscripts and artifacts. Decorated endpapers, complete with slipcase. Spine has some very slight soiling. Otherwise tight and clean. Contents are immaculate. Good/very good.

  • Bookseller: AJ Scruffles GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 000839
  • Title: The Life of Charlemagne
  • Author: Einhard The Frank
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Folio Society
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1970
  • Keywords: history, medieval, middle ages, france, franks, charles the great, attractive_bindings
  • Bookseller catalogs: The Folio Society;


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Used to mean that the binding of a book has not been overly loosened by frequent use.
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...[more]
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....[more]
A folio usually indicates a large book size of 15" in height or larger when used in the context of a book description....[more]
The decorative application of gold or gold coloring to a portion of a book on the spine, edges of the text block, or an inlay in...[more]

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