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Historiae Novorum Sive Sui Saeculi Libri - EADMER, Monk of Canterbury [c. 1060-1 - 1623. [1223823]
William Stansby, London 1623 - Folio. Pp. [6], xvi, 218. Title in red and black ,woodcut headpieces and initials, and large woodcut textual medallion. Bound in modern quarter calf over marbled boards, new endpapers. Faint marginal dampstain to opening leaves, light even browning throughout text, signature of William Beattie (1795-1875), noted physician and travel writer, on title. Overall, a very clean, attractive copy. Edited by John Selden from a manuscript in the Cotton Library, this is the First Edition of Eadmer's most important work, the "Historiae Novorum", a chronicle of contemporary events from the time of the Conquest in 1066 to the early 12 th century. STC 7438.2; Sarton II, 275. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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