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Re: The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth - on the cover

Subject: Re: The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth - on the cover
by garm on 2012/1/29 12:16:15

The original claim was that it was (as far as the vendor knew) the first time that 'Beorhtnoth' appeared in print. Whether the word appeared on the cover of a book before or since is not in itself very significant. For one thing, the title is abbreviated - from 'The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son'.

As I've said in a previous post, one of my favourites is this -

http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=33420

- at only 300 copies, this one is actually rare.
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