~ 8th Edition of English Wayfaring Life In The Middle Ages (XIVth Century) By J.J. Jusserand ~
This is the eight edition of the book, illustrated and published by T. Fisher Unwin of Parternoster Square, London around 1930.
The author of the book was J.J. Jusserand, the French ambassador at Washington.
The book was translated in to English by Lucy Toulmin Smith, editor of the ‘Ricart’s Kalendar’ and ‘The York Plays’.
~ About the author ~
Jean Adrien Antoine Jules Jusserand (18 February 1855 – 18 July 1932) was a French author and diplomat. He was the French Ambassador to the United States during World War I.
He studied at the University of Lyon and then a Ph.D. in history and a law degree in Paris. Jusserand entered the diplomatic service in 1876. Two years later, he became consul in London. After an interval spent in Tunis (Tunisia was at that time a French protectorate), he returned to London in 1887 as a member of the French Embassy.
~ About the book ~
Les Anglais au Moyen Âge: la vie nomade et les routes d’Angleterre au XIVe siècle was published in 1884 in France and translated in English by LT Smith in 1889.
~ Dimensions ~
The books height wc is 7.5 inches (19 cm), its width is 6 inches (15.3 cm) and its height is 1.25 inches (3.5 cm).
It weighs 870 grams.
~ Condition ~
The book is in very good condition for its age.
As seen in the pictures the cover has minor wear with bumped corners, as expected for its age but remains free of serious damage.
There are no tears or damaged pages.
There are some pencil marks on some of the pages.