Translation of a French Metrical History of the Deposition of King Richard the Second, written by a Contemporary, and comprising the Period from his last Expedition into Ireland to his Death; from a MS. formerly belonging to Charles of Anjou...

By: Webb, Rev John

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Please note this is a heavy item and will incur extra shipping charges.; Heavy, plain leather boards; front board detached, but present. Backstrip, text block intact and rear board intact. Gilt titling and decoration on spine still quite bright, Title page absent -- though it is not clear if there actually was one originally; the British Library offers no publishing details, and so THESE publishing details were taken from another (contemporary?) edition. Bookplates on front pastedown + front endpaper; pencil notes on front endpaper. B/w engraved frontis; XVI engraved plates; 12 plates in two states, sepia and hand-coloured. The full title is:Translation of a French Metrical History of the Deposition of King Richard the Second, written by a Contemporary, and comprising the Period from his last Expedition into Ireland to his Death; from a MS. formerly belonging to Charles of Anjou, Earl of Maine and Mortain; but now preserved in the British Museum; accompanied by Prefatory Observations, Notes, and an Appendix; with a Copy of the Original. By the Rev. John Webb, M.A., F.A.S. Rector of Tretire in Herefordshire, and Minor-Canon of the Cathedral of Gloucester.; 4to (9" x 11"); 442 pages

Title: Translation of a French Metrical History of the Deposition of King Richard the Second, written by a Contemporary, and comprising the Period from his last Expedition into Ireland to his Death; from a MS. formerly belonging to Charles of Anjou...

Author Name: Webb, Rev John

Categories: English History,

Publisher: London, J.B. Nichols: 1823

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: Good+ with no dust jacket

Seller ID: 33961

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