Hardcover, 8vo., cream paper boards with ornate colour illustrations on cover & spine, in fine blue slipcase, frontis, black & white illus., notes, further reading, 297pp. First book written in Britain druing the fifteenth century by a woman. Illustrations by Chris Daunt. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : The Book of Margery Kempe: A Woman's Life in...
Éditeur : London, The Folio Society, 2004.
Description du livre Folio Society, London, 2004. Hardcover. État : Fine. Chris Daunt (illustrateur). 1st edition thus. Slipcase Condition: Very Good. Pictorial mottled cream paper-covered boards. Blue, red and green titles front and spine. Similarly mottled endpapers. Contents firm and clean. Blue slipcase. Small bump back fore-edge. Slightly soiled. A few marks and superficial scratches. The dictated recollections of Margery Kempe, born in Bishop's Lynn (now King's Lynn), in about 1373. Described by the Editor as the earliest surviving autobiographical writing in English. Discovered in 1934. Please enquire about postage if outside UK. N° de réf. du libraire 000535
Description du livre Folio Society/, 2004. Folio Society/2004. Hardback. Very Good in Very Good slipcase. Slipcase has slight edge and shelf wear. Internally clean and sound. Will require additional postage for delivery outside UK. N° de réf. du libraire 15859
Description du livre Folio Society. London. 2004., 2004. Fine/Fine Beautifully decorative hardcover in red, blue, green and gilt. Black and white illustrations in the text by Chris Daunt. The mid-blue slip-case is plain. Preface by Alice Thomas Ellis, introduced by B. A. Windeatt. List of further reading at the back. A handsome book. Quite heavy, just over1KG packed weight. overall size: 23.5 x 17 cms 297 pages. N° de réf. du libraire P2667
Description du livre Folio Society, London, 2001. Hard Cover. État : Fine. Chris Daunt. (illustrateur). 297 pp, 8vo (9" H). In slipcase. B&w illustrations. "(T)he earliest autobiographical writing in English" - Margery was illiterate, and dictated her story to a priest. After marrying and having fourteen children, Margery decided to live a celibate life and travelled on many pilgrimages, including to the Holy Land, Rome, Assisi, Santiago, Danzig and Aachen. N° de réf. du libraire 27344
Description du livre Folio, 2004. Hardcover. État : Used: Like New. Hardback in cardboard sleeve--no flaws. N° de réf. du libraire CL160113076G81