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Domesday Book
Great Domesday Book Facsimile Maps 8 Vols Slip Cases Limited Numbered Edition
1986. In very good condition. Great Domesday Book Facsimile Maps 8 Vols Slip Cases Limited Numbered Edition Great Domesday Book Facsimile Maps 8 Vols Slip Cases Limited Numbered Edition Click image to enlarge Description DOMESDAY BOOK: Great Domesday Book. Penny Edition Six Volumes [Complete]. Facsimiles In Two Volumes. Translations In Two Volumes. Maps And Indices In One Volume Each. Limited edition ONLY 250 Copies This is Number 86 Editions Alecto (Domesday) Ltd. 1986-92: Size 43cm x 31cm. Various Bindings. The two facsimile volumes bound in 1/4 vellum over 15th Century oak boards, slipcased, exceptionally handsome. The marvellous facsimile of William the Conquerer's unprecedented survey of his realm, providing an unparalleled view of medieval England, including its courts and nascent legal system. In very good near fine condition. One Slip case has some minor marks to ends of spine, & one volume of Translation has very light scratch down spine. Inside very clean & tight crisp. 8 volumes. With b/w illustrations, facsimile pages and coloured maps. Alecto Historical Editions, London, were commissioned to produce this magnificent limited edition facsimile of Britain's most valuable book, The Domesday Book. The Penny Edition was made with 250 copies of which only 75 were available for private purchase. This copy is Number 86. It consists of a total of 8 volumes plus the original Prospectus containing all the details of the production of this unique document plus a copy of the Programme for the Visit of Her Majesty The Queen to The Domesday Exhibition on 29 May 1986 and an 11 … [Click Below for Full Description]
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