Domesday Book, A Complete Translation
Three volumes, half-leather binding, a lovely set of the Doomsday Book
First edition thus. Three volumes (complete). Hardbacks in slipcase, bound in half leather with gilt titling to spine. Slipcase measures 28.5 × 18.5cm, xiv + 518pp, xiv + pp519–965, xiv + pp969–1430.
This set contains the three translated volumes of the 'Domesday Books' published by Folio Society, in a single slipcase. The three volumes [1. Great Domesday: Kent to Herefordshire, 2. Cambridgeshire to Lincolnshire and 3. Little Domesday & the Index of Places], demonstrate a clear view of life in England during the 11th century. With maps and glossary.
This set is in very good condition but is a heavy set at 4.5kg.Sold