THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THOMAS BECKET. Thomas Becket, William FitzStephen.

THE LIFE AND DEATH OF THOMAS BECKET

, Chancellor of England and Archbishop of Canterbury. Based on the account of William fitzStephen his clerk, with additions from other contemporary sources translated and edited by George Greenaway. Illustrations from an early thirteenth century French verse life of Becket. Pp. 172, 8 plates, armorial endpapers, appendix, index; roy. 8vo; qr. red leather, spine lettered & decorated in gilt, wood veneer patterned boards, top fore-comer of lower board slightly bruised; top edges red; within black card slipcase, slightly rubbed, with a couple of small surface grazes to one side; name in ink at head of title page The Folio Society, London, 1967. Fourth impression. Folio 60,152 footnote. *The illustrations are reproduced form an early 13th century French life of Becket. Item #160065

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