King Horn : A Middle-English Romance (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from King Horn: A Middle-English Romance C was formerly bound up with ms. Gg. Iv. 27; it consists of fourteen folios written in double columns throughout on parchment of unequal lengths, measuring about 25 x 16 centimetres. The initial of each line is written apart and rubricated; though mostly small letters they are here printed as capitals. Two lines are often written as one; they are usually divided by or; as each single line usually ends with a full stop. There are large red and blue capitals, and paragraph marks are casually added, twice (il. 582, 1322) in the middle of a line. The handwriting is sharp and clear, but sometimes rather crowded in the effort to save space, and for the same reason additions above the line are common. The manuscript is the work of an anglo-french scribe about the year 1260 A. D. Its contents are. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 438 pages
- 152 x 229 x 23mm | 581g
- 11 Feb 2018
- Forgotten Books
- 299 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white