Book #53573
Codex Diplomaticus Aevi Saxonici. 6 Vols. John Mitchell Kemble.
Codex Diplomaticus Aevi Saxonici. 6 Vols.

Codex Diplomaticus Aevi Saxonici. 6 Vols.

Kemble, John Mitchell (1807-1857) editor. Codex Diplomaticus Aevi Saxonici. Originally published: London: Sumptibus Societatis, 1839-1848. 6 volumes. [12], cxxix, 321; xxiv, 436; lii, 468; xx, 317; xv, 403; xvi, 359 pp. Reprinted 2009, 2019 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584779384; ISBN-10: 1584779381. Hardcover. New. $250. * An extensive study of more than 1,400 Anglo-Saxon and Norman legal and administrative documents, from Kemble's own collection, the British Museum and various college and cathedral libraries. Includes introductory material and index in English. Text in Latin and Anglo-Saxon, introductory material, notes and index in English. Six volumes. [12], cxxix, 321; xxiv, 436; lii, 468; xx, 317; xv, 403; xvi, 359 pp. Reprint of the sole edition. "[This work] must remain the great original of all such undertakings, and the pattern to be followed by all future editors of charters. Besides the exact knowledge of Anglo-Saxon and the skill in deciphering documents displayed by this book, it presents, though so unobtrusively as to be almost likely to escape notice, proofs of an amazing amount of knowledge and critical acumen." -- Dictionary of National Biography X:1259.

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