The First Crusade. The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalemites. Somerset De Chair.
The First Crusade. The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalemites.
The First Crusade. The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalemites.
(Golden Cockerel Press)

The First Crusade. The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalemites.

Webb, Clifford (illus.)

(London): Golden Cockerel Press, 1945. Quarto. 92pp. One of 500 copies. Six engravings by Webb, illustrating various military exploits and battles recounted in the text. The original work, titled Gesta Francorum et Aliorum Hierosolimitanorum, was the diary of a cavalry officer in Asia Minor, Syria, and Palestine. The original mauscript from 1101 is lost; instead, De Chair's translation relies on a collation of three manuscripts located in Madrid and at the Vatican. Bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in vellum-backed boards with cloth through middle of covers. Exterior shows minor general soiling, adhesive stain to front free endpaper, else near fine. Item #28546

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