HERRTAGE, Sidney J.H. (ed).
Title: The Early English Versions of the Gesta Romanorum.
Publisher: Londoni Early English Text Society 1962
Seller ID: 34619
Formerly edited by Sir Frederic Madden for the Roxburghe Club and now re-edited from the mss. in the British Museum (Harl. 7333 & Addit. 9066) and University Library, Cambridge (Kk. 1.6). With introduction, notes and commentary by Sidney J.H. Herrtage. (Early English Text Society, Extra Series, no. 33.) Reprint. xxxii, 564pp. Blue cloth lettered in gilt and with the EETS crest in gilt on the upper board. A very good clean copy. *** The Gesta Romanorum is a collection of fictitious narratives in Latin, compiled from Oriental apologues, monkish legends, classical stories, tales of chroniclers, popular traditions and other sources.
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