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The Franks, From Their First Appearance in History to the Death of King Pepin

By Walter C. Perry

1857

Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts : London

8.5" by 5.5"

xii, 508pp

 

 

 

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A smartly bound copy of this interesting history on the Germanic Franks, written by Walter Perry, in a near fine binding.

'The Franks' is an interesting history of the Franks, a historic collection of Germanic people. They were first mentioned in third century Roman sources, though it is believed that they had been long known to the Romans under their own names, with the Frankish name only coming into being in the third century. There are very few remains left of the Frankish art and architecture, with the churches seemingly built with timber. Some jewellery, weapons, and clothing have been found in burial sites, as well as some illuminated manuscripts. Written by Walter Copland Perry. Perry was a barrister-at-law, being called to the bar in 1851, and a noted historical author. He also published 'he Women of Homer, Sancta Paula; a Romance of the Fourth Century, A.D', and 'Sicily in Fable, History, Art, and Song'.

CONDITION

In the original full calf binding. Externally, smart. Light discolouration to the spine. Minor marking to the boards. Prior owner's ink inscription to the recto to the front free endpaper, '...Edwards, from his ... friend Cecil Egerton Green, on his leaving Eton, Xmas 1864'. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright with scattered spots to the first and last few pages.

Overall Condition: Near Fine

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