The Compossicion Booke of Conought (1936)

Author: A. Martin Freeman

Book ID: 63487

Price: 195.00

The Compossicion Booke of Conought. Published by The Stationery Office, Dublin, 1936. Pp ix, 179. Bound in full calf, title lettered in gilt to spines, with raised band and marbled end papers. All edges in gilt.  A fine binding.

The bulk of the book consists in a transcript of the British Museum manuscript Add. 41187. This is a copy, made about the year 1700, of the original documents of 1585, which have no doubt been destroyed in the burning of the Dublin Four Courts.

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