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[picture: Front Cover, A Short History of the English People]

Front Cover, A Short History of the English People

Green buckram. My copy is bound in four separate volumes.

[picture: Frontispiece: Map of England]

Frontispiece: Map of England

This 1902 map shows an England of over 100 years ago. It is attributed to Stanford’s Geographical Establishment.

[picture: Title Page,  A Short History of the English People]

Title Page, A Short History of the English People

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[picture: Coin of Æthelstan]

Coin of Æthelstan

King Æthelstan ruled England from A.D. 924 to 940. This coin is inscribed “ÆĐELSTANRE” on one side and possibly “BIORNEARDMOLONDCI” on the other. There is also a somewhat crude likeness of the king. [more...]

[picture: Figure of Christ with Heathen Symbols.]

Figure of Christ with Heathen Symbols.

From barrow of Gorm and Thyra, Jutland.
Worsaae, “Industrial Arts of Denmark.” [more...]

[picture: Silver Cup.]

Silver Cup.

From barrow of Gorm and Thyra, Jutland.
Worsaae, “Industrial Arts of Denmark.” [more...]

[picture: A Banquet]

A Banquet

A medieval feast! Two people are seated behind a table laden with food; at either side a person (a servant or slave perhaps) kneels and hands food to one of the seated figures. Between the two seated figures (perhaps a king and queen) another person holds a goblet, or perhaps a flask of wine; whether this person is a servant [...] [more...]


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