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THE PRINCE IN SPLENDOUR - COURT FESTIVALS OF MEDIEVAL EUROPE
Written by Richard Barber.
Stock no. 1321952
Published by Folio Society. Circa 2017. Fine condition.
Pictorial boards, orange cloth spine. With coloured frontispiece and 24 pages of coloured plates. Still in original shrinkwrap! This copy would make a wonderful gift.
A facsimile of manuscript Bodley 764 in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Large format. Handbound in red/orange goatskin leather over bevelled boards, blocked with a design by David Eccles. Limited to 1980 numbered copies and 20 lettered copies. Raised bands to spine. All edges gilt. Blue ribbon page marker. An illuminated manuscript. 137 numbered pages. Together with a blue cloth bound commentary & translation with gilt title to spine and vignette to front. Commentary by De Hamel, translation by Barber. Facsimile volume is a tiny bit rubbed at front edge of spine and has a tiny scratch mark to front cover. Blue solander slipcase is bumped at corners with a couple of tiny dents at edges.
A three volume set: 'The Coming of the Anglo-Saxons'; 'Anglo-Saxon Lore and Learning'; and 'The Fall of the Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms'. Green cloth boards, gilt title to spine and design to front. Colour plates. Books are fine. Slipcase is very lightly scuffed.
Beige cloth, gold and brown decorations. B/w illustrations. Contained in slipcase which has some wear at corners.
Beige cloth, gold and brown decorations. B/w illustrations. Some scuffing to to title block. Contained in a very good slipcase.