SAINT EDMUND: KING AND MARTYR - A History of His Life and Times
by Rev. J.B. Mackinlay O.S.B
First editionPrice: $200.00
- Bookseller: Kubik Fine Books Ltd, ABAA
- Seller Inventory #: 54594
- Book condition: Blue decorated cloth. A hardcover book in fine condition
- Edition: First edition
- Binding: Hardcover
- Publisher: London: Art & Book Co, 1893 1st ed. 435p, plates
- Date published: 1893
London: Art & Book Co, 1893 1st ed. 435p, plates, 1893. First edition. Blue decorated cloth. A hardcover book in fine condition. Scarce history of the 9th century British king who fought the Viking invaders. King Edmund resisted the Vikings against steep odds; his army was defeated at the Battle of Thetford in 870. Captured by the Danes, he was tortued to death and is venerated as a martyr by the Catholic Church.
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