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WULFRIC The WEAPON-THANE - Charles Whistler (1897) Viking conquest East Anglia
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GOOD plus : no dust jacket, hard cover, publisher's original green cloth, upper panel stamped in

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Item specifics

Condition: Used
Seller notes: GOOD plus : no dust jacket, hard cover, publisher's original green cloth, upper panel stamped in red, black & light green, as is spine with additional gilt lettering, light wear to corners & spine ends, short split approx. 3.5cm in cloth at upper joint near head, hinges strong, binding firm, former owner inscriptions to front endpapers, some light foxing, text block bright & clean
Format:

Hardback

Fiction Type:

Novels

Language:

English

Sub-Subject:

Viking Conquest of East Anglia

Special Attributes:

1st Edition

Printing Year:

1850-1899

Subject:

Fiction

Condition:

Used

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WULFRIC
THE
WEAPON-THANE

A STORY OF
THE DANISH CONQUEST OF EAST ANGLIA

By
CHARLES W. WHISTLER

WITH SIX ILLUSTRATIONS BY W. H. MARGETSON



LONDON:
Blackie & Son


Book Specification

Format Cloth bound hard cover
Language English
Pagination [i-v] vi-vii [viii-xii] [13] 14-320 (with 32-page publisher's catalogue to rear)
Book Size Duodecimo
Approx. Book Dimensions (Width, Height, Depth) in mm 137 x 193 x 34
Approx weight (grammes) 645g
(I)SBN n/a
Date This Edition Published 1897 (First Edition)
Date Of Original Publication 1897


Condition  / Description
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GOOD plus : no dust jacket, hard cover, publisher's original green cloth, upper panel stamped in red, black & light green, as is spine with additional gilt  lettering, light wear to corners & spine ends, short split approx. 3.5cm in cloth at upper joint near head, hinges strong, binding firm, former owner inscriptions to  front endpapers, some light foxing, text block bright & clean


Wulfric The Weapon-Thane by Charles W. Whistler

A STORY OF THE DANISH CONQUEST OF EAST ANGLIA

WITH SIX ILLUSTRATIONS BY W. H. MARGETSON

About the Author : The Reverend Charles Watts Whistler (1856-1913) was a writer of historic fiction that plays between 600 and 1100 AD, usually based on early  English/Saxon chronicles, Norse or Danish Sagas and archaeological discoveries.

This is the First Edition, published by Blackie & Son, London, 1897.



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