Adamnani Vita S. Columbae. Edited from Dr. Reeves’s text with an introduction on early Irish church history, notes, and a glossary. [Bound with, as issued:] Prophecies, Miracles and Visions of St. Columba… a new translation.

  • Fowler, J.T., ed.
  • Oxford: At the Clarendon Press [2nd part: Henry Frowde] 1894

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Description

8vo, pp. xciv, [ii], 201, [1], [iv], 140, 4, [2] + 1 folding chart. Original dark blue cloth boards backed in red roan, spine lettered in gilt. Endpapers foxed, spine ends a bit worn and a touch of rubbing elsewhere. Bookplate of Hugh Trevor-Roper to front pastedown.

Notes

The Latin life and the English translation were published separately but evidently also sold bound together, as here. This copy from the library of the historian Hugh Trevor-Roper, Baron Dacre of Glanton (1914-2003).

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