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    Thomas Wright. Essays On Archaeological Subjects, And On Various Questions Connected With The History Of Art, Science, And Literature In The Middle Ages. London: Chiswick Press for John Russell Smith, 1861. First Edition. Krown & Spellman retail: $600. 8vo. 2 vols. xii,304;vi,319,[3]pp. Fine brown morocco-backed paper boards by the DOVES BINDERY 1906 (With Cobden Sanderson's "CS" stamp; minor edge rubbing, a.e.g., lovely copies. 2 folding plates, 1 folding map, numerous text cuts (c120). From the Krown & Spellman Collection.

    More Information: Wright 1810-1877, antiquary, linguist, literary historian, editor, and author of more than 129 works. "...as a pioneer in the study of Anglo-Saxon and mediaeval literature and of British archaeology he deserves grateful remembrance....(One of) The more important of Wright's latest philological or antiquarian publications were: 'Essays on Archaeological Subjects, and on Various Questions connected with the History of Art, Science, and Literature in the Middle Ages." DNB         NSTC 2W34094.

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