London : Printed for H.M. Stationery Off. by Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1890. First Edition. Good set bound in quarter buckram over paper boards with a gilt blocked title to the spine. Some wear and tear as with age. Remains well preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. Minor library marks remain. Item #290426
Provenance; from the Bibliotheca Seminarii S. Ioannis with its bookplates and library marks. Physical description; vols. I & II ; 26 cm. Notes; The text covering the period to 1259 is based on the author's Chronica majora; the text covering the period 1259-1307 was partly compiled and partly composed by various writers at St. Albans and Westminster; the continuation from 1307 to 1325 is by Robert of Reading. "Published by the authority of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury, under the direction of the Master of the Rolls." Includes bibliographical references and index. Latin; preface and margin notes in English. Contents; v. 1. The creation to A.D. 1066 -- v. 2. (A.D. 1067-A.D. 1264). Subjects; Edward II, King of England (1284-1327). Robert of Reading. History, Ancient. Great Britain History To 1066 Sources. Great Britain History 12th century. Great Britain History 13th century. Great Britain History 14th century. Great Britain History (1066-1687) ; Sources. Great Britain History Anglo Saxon period, (449-1066). Great Britain History Medieval period, (1066-1485). Genres; Chronicles. History.