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ROXBURGHE CLUB. STÜRZINGER (J. J.) Editor.. Le Pelerinage de vie Humaine de Guillaume de Deguileville. Printed for the Roxburghe Club.1893

London: Nichols & Sons, 4to (275 x 205 mm), [14], 16, [v]-vii, [1], viii*, viii*, [3], x-xi, [3], 444pp., includes an additional engraved title, 6 page list of members to date, 16 page list of Club publications 1912-1893, John Murray's name printed in red in roll of members, 15 fine reproductions in chromo-photolithography, heightened with gold, 14 lithograph plates, cont. Roxburghe quarter morocco, a little rubbed, small nick to head of spine, uncut. "In 1893 the Club began its massive series of Deguileville's works; the interminable Pélerinages were immensely popular in France from the fourteenth century onwards, and there are innumerable manuscripts, a large number of which were collated by the editor, J. J. Stürzinger, who was responsible for the three French texts."—Barker. Barker, The Publications of the Roxburghe Club, 124.

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