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Ueber Thomas Castelford's Chronik von England (Göttinger Bibl. Ms. Num. 664)

Perrin, Marshall Livingston

Published by Ginn & Company, Boston, 1890
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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59 pp written on one side of each page, and is reproduced in its original form. Handwritted in ink title label, with printed inserted card from publisher about the book. Pencilled annotations throughout. Card states: "The subject of this monograph, .presented by the Goettingen University, 1889, is a parchment MS. The manuscript contains a metrical chronicle of England, of about 40,000 lines, a so-called 'Brut' after the style of Layamon. Besides the old legends of Geoffrey of Monmouth, it contains some Scotch history and follows the course of events in England down to the death of Edw. II.written about the year 1327 in yorkshire by one Thomas Castelford, a Benedictiner of Pontefract." It is undoubtedly the fourth oldest chronicle now know in the English language." Also inserted is large document prsented to the author in Goettingen in 1888. This may be the author's copy of the Ginn publication of the manuscript. Manuscript is in large binder and is in very good condition. Size: Small Folio. Bookseller Inventory # 014743

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Title: Ueber Thomas Castelford's Chronik von ...

Publisher: Ginn & Company, Boston

Publication Date: 1890

Binding: Cloth Spine, Mrbld Bds Binder

Book Condition:Very Good

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