One Hundred and Ten Miracles of Our Lady Mary, Translated From Ethiopic Manuscripts for the Most Part in the British Museum, With Extracts From Some Ancient European Versions, and Illustrations From The Paintings in Manuscripts by Ethiopian Artists. Sir E. A. Wallis BUDGE.
One Hundred and Ten Miracles of Our Lady Mary, Translated From Ethiopic Manuscripts for the Most Part in the British Museum, With Extracts From Some Ancient European Versions, and Illustrations From The Paintings in Manuscripts by Ethiopian Artists.

One Hundred and Ten Miracles of Our Lady Mary, Translated From Ethiopic Manuscripts for the Most Part in the British Museum, With Extracts From Some Ancient European Versions, and Illustrations From The Paintings in Manuscripts by Ethiopian Artists.

London: Oxford University Press, 1933. First Edition Thus. Hardcover, Octavo. lx + 356pp. Original blue cloth with gilt title and author to spine and gilt stamped depiction of Mary and Jesus on the front board, b&w frontispiece, sixty-four full page b&w plates, index. The first printing of this edition of a collection of one hundred and ten tales of miracles related to the Virgin Mary, translated From Ethiopic manuscripts: "The original texts, with English translations, of about forty of these were published by me in the volume "Miracles of the Virgin Mary", which Lady Meux printed for private circulation in 1900." Budge then produced an edition of the present work published by the Medici Society with Oxford University Press publishing this reduced format "cheap edition" ten years later. Light bruising and rubbing to spine ends and corners, page edges a bit darkened, pages lightly toned but fresh and unmarked. Overall a tight, bright and unmarked VG+ copy in VG example of the scarce dust jacket (Dust jacket is unevenly darkened - more so to back panel - with some general wear and light chipping to edges, not clipped. Now in protective mylar sleeve. Item #67924

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