By Thomas Wright
London   John Camden Hotten
7.5" by 4.5" cxlviii, 388; 545pp
A two volume of this work edited by Thomas Wright.
By Thomas Wright

c1824 Gesta Romanorum; or, Entertaining Stories Invented by the Monks as a Fire-Side Recreation; And Commonly applied in Their Discourses from the Pulpit

London   John Camden Hotten
7.5" by 4.5" cxlviii, 388; 545pp
A two volume of this work edited by Thomas Wright.
£89.00
: 1kgs / : GEN27-D-23

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Original Binding, Publishers' Original Binding

Gesta Romanorum is a Latin collection of anecdotes and tales that was probably compiled about the end of the 13th century. It's authorship is generally unknown but it is associated with Helinandus or Petrus Berchoris.

Condition

In original stiff card bindings. Externally, sound with some rubbing. Spines sunned. Joints starting to volume II. Internally, generally firmly bound although first pages to each volume loosening. Pages spotted to first and last but otherwise clean and bright with occasional spots.

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