As new in As new jacket. ix, 276p. 22.5 cm. Burgundy hardcover with gold lettering and design on spine. Red and pink dustjacket white lettering and a medieval image of a King on the cover. Dustjacket and binding like new. Pages clean. Text clear and unmarked. Near new condition. Originally published in 1970. Contents: Introduction; The Woden-sprung kings; Germanic sacral kingship and divine descent; The royal priesthood; The sacrificial king; The survival of royal cult-objects; The royal role in conversion of England; Sacral kingship in Anglo-Saxon law; The economics of ruler-cult in Anglo-Saxon law; Epilogue: Christian kingship and Christian Church; index.
Very Good. No DJ. Picture may not match book; 8vo; no DJ, if one issued; previous owner's name blacked on front paste-down; small price/number written in ink on bottom of title page; dark red boards with gilt titles to spine; light wear/scuffing to boards/spine; head/tail lightly bumped/creased; light browning to page edges and free pages. Text unmarked and clean. Orders will be mailed either on the day ordered or the next business day. Expedited shipping available.
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