England: Saint Alban's, 1873. 3/4 leather. 81p. A 3/4 dark red leather, gilt-decorated hardcover book in good condition. Leather portions of cover are heavily rubbed along the edges. Small notes of title page and Corrections page. Light foxing near beginning and end. Tiny sticker of a previous seller on front pastedown endpaper. Frontis is wrinkled along the edge. Otherwise clean and tight. Item #142781
Scarce translation of Amundesham's original Latin work about the medieval abbey and cathedral named for the first Christian martyr of England. Taken from Vol. I of his ANNALES. Contains a foldout floor plan of the abbey. Translation by Ridgway Lloyd. Marbled endpapers. Gilt lettering and decorations on spine.