Jane, Mary C., annotator and translator
Title ASSER'S LIFE OF KING ALFRED
Book Condition 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.
Edition First edition thus, first printing.
Publisher New York: Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., 1966.
Seller ID 55633.00
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.
Medieval Literature. Medieval England. Religion. World History.