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Leland's Itinery in England and Wales 1535 to 1543

£25.00

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In about 1535 to 1543 John Leland carried out a survey of England and Wales, commissioned by King Henry VIII. The King gave him authority by commission, to search the libraries of monasteries and colleges for the monuments of ancient writers. The resulting manuscript, with a covering letter to King Henry VIII., all in Leland's hand, is kept in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The Bodleian manuscript is in in eight parts.

Following several previous publications, a modern edition of Leland's Itinerary was published in 1907, edited by Lucy Toulmin Smith. This publication divides Leland's manuscripts into eleven parts, which were printed in five volumes as follows:

VOL. I. Containing Parts I-III.
VOL. II. Containing Parts IV and V.
VOL. III. Containing Part VI (The Itinerary in Wales).
VOL. IV. Containing Parts VII and VIII.
VOL. V. Containing Parts IX, X, and XI.

The price quoted is for the 5 volumes in paperback

Item details

Author(s):
Smith, Lucy Toulmin (editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1964
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Centaur Press

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About this item

In about 1535 to 1543 John Leland carried out a survey of England and Wales, commissioned by King Henry VIII. The King gave him authority by commission, to search the libraries of monasteries and colleges for the monuments of ancient writers. The resulting manuscript, with a covering letter to King Henry VIII., all in Leland's hand, is kept in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. The Bodleian manuscript is in in eight parts.

Following several previous publications, a modern edition of Leland's Itinerary was published in 1907, edited by Lucy Toulmin Smith. This publication divides Leland's manuscripts into eleven parts, which were printed in five volumes as follows:

VOL. I. Containing Parts I-III.
VOL. II. Containing Parts IV and V.
VOL. III. Containing Part VI (The Itinerary in Wales).
VOL. IV. Containing Parts VII and VIII.
VOL. V. Containing Parts IX, X, and XI.

The price quoted is for the 5 volumes in paperback

Author(s):
Smith, Lucy Toulmin (editor)
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1964
Format:
Paperback
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Centaur Press

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