WILDMAN, W. B.:
Title Life of S. Ealdhelm, First Bishop of Sherborne. Limited Numbered Edition.
Publisher London & Sherborne, Chapman and Hall Ltd. & F. Bennett, 1905 1st Ltd Edition
Seller ID 77410
Hardback. Size approx 10 x 7.5 inches. Half bound in blue cloth and vellum spine, with gilt lettering to spine and front. Top page edges gilt. In very good condition. Spine slightly darkened. Mild foxing to edges. Endpapers darkened with original bookseller label to front “H.V. Day Dorchester.” Some darkening to endpapers and some light foxing to a few pages. Else a very clean and tight copy. Numbered 71/100. - Ealdhelm Abbot of Malmesbury and first bishop of Sherborne left letters, prose works and poems in Latin. He was an important figure in the 7th. & 8th. century in Wessex. Here the author describes the history of the Saxon invasion of Wessex, particularly Dorset, and the life of the Saint. 134pp. Frontis of St. Ealdhelm, with b&w photo illustrations.
Biographies/ Letters/ Diaries/ Company Histories/ etc. WILDMAN, W. B.: Life of S. Ealdhelm, First Bishop of Sherborne, Limited Numbered Edition, Chapman and Hall Ltd. & F. Bennett, 1905 1st Ltd Edition, Half bound, blue cloth, vellum, b&w, photo, illustrations, H.V. Day Dorchester, Abbot of Malmesbury ,wessex