London: John Russell Smith, 1847. First edition, 8vo, 2 volumes in 1, pp. xxxvi, 960, plus 20 pages of interesting advertisements at the back; spine faded, else very good in contemporary quarter tan calf over marbled boards. This copy from the library of the runic archaeologist George Stephens with occasional annotations by him in the text. "The only compilation where a reader of the works of the early English writers can reasonably hope to find explanations of many of the numerous terms which have become obsolete" (preface). Kennedy 1996. (Inventory #: 49206)
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