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Joseph Berington
1788 History of the Lives of Abeillard and Heloisa Berington 2nd Edition
Birmingham: M. Swinney, 1788. Click here to see our other books! The History of the Lives of Abeillard and Heloisa; Comprising a Period of Eighty-Four Years, From 1079 to 1163. With Their Genuine Letters, From the Collection of Amboise Joseph Berington 1788 M. Swinney : Birmingham 11" by 8.5" [5], vi-li, [2], 2-498, [2pp] SUMMARY The second edition of this interesting work in the medieval love affair and correspondence between Heloise and Abelard. Leather Binding Overall Condition: Very Good This book weighs 2 KG when packed UK Postage: £ 3.99 US Postage: £ 29.99 EU Postage: £ 21.99 European Postage: £ 23.99 Asia Postage: £ 37.99 Worldwide Postage: £ 38.99 DESCRIPTION The second edition of this work. A biography of the life of Heloise and Abelard, a medieval couple who had an affair. They also had an extensive correspondence. Abelard was a medieval French scholastic philosopher and theologian. Heloise was a French nun and abbess. The letters were originally written in Latin. This work was inspired by Alexander Pope's poem 'Eloisa and Abelard'. Written by Joseph Berington, a priest and prominent British Catholic author. Prior owner's ink inscription to the front pastedown. Bound without front endpaper. One page of publisher's advert to the rear. CONDITION In a half calf binding with marbled paper to the boards. Externally, generally smart. Light rubbing to the boards and spine. Some loss of paper to the board. Fading to the spine and to the head of the front board. Lacking front endpaper. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright and generally clean with the odd mark. Overa … [Click Below for Full Description]
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