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The History of the Anglo-Saxons (History of England)

Francis Palgrave

John Murray 1838

Binding:  Hardback  |  Condition: Good  | 

Palgrave's great history of the Anglo-saxon period first published in 1831 as A History of England: The Anglo-saxon period. Starting with swift examination of Roman Britain, Palgrave is able to describe emergence of Anglo Saxon England, with its customs, religions and politics in contrast to what came before and after. With numerous b/w engravings and four maps, including two fold outs. 24mo. [xxxix] 391pp. Full leather binding with elaborate gilt decoration. Inner and outer dentelles. All edges gilt. Rubbing to spine. Some marking to covers. Previous owner's inscription to half title. Mild offsetting from maps. Occasional light spotting within. Binding tight. A handsome copy. Good.

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