The autobiography of English mystic Margery Kempe (ca. 1373 to ca. 1440), oneof the most fascinating works in literary history, is available for the firsttime in a modern and lively translation.The autobiography of English mystic Margery Kempe (ca. 1373 to ca. 1440), oneof the most fascinating works in literary history, is available for the firsttime in a modern and lively translation.Read Less
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Fine. No Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall; Type: Hard Back Collectible. Hardcover Book in FINE Condition in Near Fine Bookcase, with Illustrations by Chris Daunt. First Folio Edition 2004. Introduced and edited by B.A. Windeatt. Preface by Alice Thomas Ellis and Illustrations (frontis and eleven in-text) by Chris Daunt, both CR 2004. Lavishly illustrated ivory cloth binding in immaculate condition. Blue bookcase in Near Fine Condition, with three tiny spots like water spots near top edge. Typeset in Dante. Printed on Elementa Wove paper in Memminger, Germany. Bound by Real-Lachenmaier, Reutlingen, Germany, in full cloth printed and blocked with a design by the artist. An exceptionally nice volume. From the Introduction: The Book of Margery Kempe is the earliest surviving autobiographical writing in English; it was lost for centuries until, in 1934, a 15th century manuscript came to light. HISTORY, MEDIEVAL; HISTORICAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY. 297 pages with Chapter Notes and Suggestions for Further Reading. 9 x 6.5 inches. The Folio Society, London, England. 2004.
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