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Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the Adjoining Countries

From the Latter Part of the Reign of Edward II to the Coronation of Henry IV. Translated from the French editions, with variations and additions from many celebrated Mss. by Thomas Johnes, Esq. To which are prefixed, A Life of the Author, An Essay on His Works, and A Criticism of His History

By John Froissart

1874 - London - George Routledge and Sons

10"  by 7"; (xlvii) 768pp.; (xviii) 738pp.

 

DETAILS

A set of essays on the history of Western Europe, particularly that of France, Spain and England during the Hundred Years' War.

Jean Froissart (c. 1337 c. 1405), often referred to in English as John Froissart, was one of the most important chroniclers of medieval France. For centuries, Froissart's Chronicles have been recognized as the chief expression of the chivalric revival of the 14th century Kingdom of England and France. His history is also one of the most important sources for the first half of the Hundred Years' War.

Covering the seventy or so years between the 1320s and 1399.

With illustrations in the text.

Translated from the French by Thomas Johnes.

With coloured title page to volume I.

Complete in two volumes.

CONDITION

In half-calf bindings. Externally sound, with some wear to the leather on the boards and some loss to the rear joint of volume I. Slight rubbing to spines. Internally, firmly bound. Ink inscription dated 1880 to recto of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright, with some scattered light spotting. Overall: VERY GOOD.

 


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