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Nennii Historia Britonum; Ad Fidem Codicum Manuscriptorum Recensui Josephus Stevenson

Nennii Historia Britonum; Ad Fidem Codicum Manuscriptorum Recensui Josephus Stevenson

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Nennii Historia Britonum; Ad Fidem Codicum Manuscriptorum Recensui Josephus Stevenson

by Nennius; Joseph Stevenson

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Londini: Sumptibus Societatis, 1838. Early Edition. Hardcover. Fine. 8vo. 4,xxxii,80pp. Two page with facsimiles of the original manuscripts lithographed in red, black and blue. Title page in red and black and with an engraved medallion of the English Historical Society, which published this edition. Includes bibliographical references and index. Preface in English; the manuscript recension in Latin. Recently bound to style with vellum spine, white vellum paper boards, vellum corners, marbled paper endpapers; original red leather lettering label, gilt. A fine copy and nicely printed. One of the earliest publications of the works of Nennius, who flourished in the 8th century and has given us some of the first written descriptions of King Arthur and his battles.

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Bookseller's Inventory #
17121
Title
Nennii Historia Britonum; Ad Fidem Codicum Manuscriptorum Recensui Josephus Stevenson
Author
Nennius; Joseph Stevenson
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book Condition
Used - Fine
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Edition
Early Edition
Publisher
Sumptibus Societatis
Place of Publication
Londini
Date Published
1838
Weight
0.00 lbs
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Fine
A book in fine condition exhibits no flaws. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the...
Gilt
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...
Spine
The outer portion of a book which covers the actual binding. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf....
Marbled Paper
Decorative colored paper that imitates marble with a veined, mottled, or swirling pattern. Commonly used as the end papers or...
Title Page
A page at the front of a book which may contain the title of the book, any subtitles, the authors, contributors, editors, the...
Vellum
Vellum is a sheet of specialty prepared skin of lamb, calf, or goat kid used for binding a book or for printing and writing. ...

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