Londini: Sumptibus Societatis, 1838. Early Edition. Hardcover. Fine. Item #17121
8vo. 4,xxxii,80pp. Two page with facsimiles of the original manuscripts lithographed in red, black and blue. Title page in red and black and with an engraved medallion of the English Historical Society, which published this edition. Includes bibliographical references and index. Preface in English; the manuscript recension in Latin. Recently bound to style with vellum spine, white vellum paper boards, vellum corners, marbled paper endpapers; original red leather lettering label, gilt. A fine copy and nicely printed. One of the earliest publications of the works of Nennius, who flourished in the 8th century and has given us some of the first written descriptions of King Arthur and his battles.