Jane, Mary C., annotator and translator ASSER'S LIFE OF KING ALFRED
New York: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., 1966. First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover. Spine lightly faded, near fine, tight and clean hardcover in green linen with black titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. Small octavo. 163 pages; introduction; complete translated text; notes; date table; and index.
Asser, a literary scholar, monk, bishop, and friend of King Alfred's, is attributed with writing the biography. Jane offers historical details on Asser's life in her explanatory 43 page introduction, and adds extensive notes on her English translation.