Item No: #362285 The First Crusade: The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalemites. Golden Cockerel Press, 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
The First Crusade: The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalemites

Illustrated with Wood Engravings

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

Notes: The first English translation of a 12th century manuscript entitled Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolimitanorum.

Illustrated with wood engravings by Clifford Webb. Published in an edition of 500 copies, printed letterpress on handmade paper. An attractive work from one of the acclaimed fine presses in mid-20th century England.

Edition + Condition: First edition. Minor shelfwear to the bottom of the boards and a bit of soiling to the white vellum paper used at the spine and outer board edges of the binding. With the bookplate of Walter A. Frankel on the front pastedown.

Publication: London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1945.

Item No: #362285

Price: $300