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Seller: scottie_books
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Edinburgh, GB
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Ended Sep 24, 2021 4:56:37 AM
Category: Books, Comics & Magazines:Antiquarian & Collectable
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£120.00
Buyer: a***s (126)
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Title: Ancrene Wisse Author: JRR Tolkien Publisher: Oxford University Press______________________________________________________________ Year: 1962 First EditionNumber of Pages: 222Size: 22cm Width x 15cm HeightContents This is Tolkien's edition of the Ancrene Riwle, a thirteenth century manuscript known as MS. CCCC 402 or MS. Corpus Christi College Cambridge 402 - A Rule for Nunnes or Recluses - Ancrene Wisse. Tolkien was formally engaged by the Early English Text Society in 1935 to edit the manuscript for publication, but owing to endless delays, it was not published until 1962. The bulk of the book consists of a line-by-line transcription of the text, along with extensive footnotes. Condition This work is in near flawless condition. Near mint and unread, in original parchment paper dust wrapper which is ordinarily removed/missing. Wonderful addition to the Tolkien collector's and completist's bookshelf. Please see photos for a true idea of condition. Payment & Shipping Free shipping within the UK; Worldwide shipping costs viewable on the shipping calculator, please contact me for additional locations. Items will usually be posted within 2 days of auction/listing end
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