The Book of Margery Kempe: A Woman's Life in the Middle Ages. Margery Kempe, by attribution, B. A. Windeatt, Alice Thomas Ellis, Preface, Chris Daunt, Illustrations, Introduction.
The Book of Margery Kempe: A Woman's Life in the Middle Ages
The Book of Margery Kempe: A Woman's Life in the Middle Ages
The Book of Margery Kempe: A Woman's Life in the Middle Ages
The Book of Margery Kempe: A Woman's Life in the Middle Ages
The Book of Margery Kempe: A Woman's Life in the Middle Ages

The Book of Margery Kempe: A Woman's Life in the Middle Ages

London: Folio Society, 2004. First Thus. Hardcover. A Fine copy of the first Folio Society edition, first printing, Edited and Introduced by B. A. Windeatt, with a Preface by Alice Thomas Ellis, and with illustrations by Chris Daunt, in a Fine slipcase with a small bump to the rear panel's upper portion near the edge -- no dust jacket, as issued. Written in medieval times, the work is attributed to the English Christian mystic and pilgrim Margery Kempe who lived at the turn of the fifteenth century and provides "details" Kempe's life and travels, including her claimed experiences of divine revelation, which she maintained included visions of interactions with Jesus and other biblical figures, as well as her claimed presence at key biblical events such as at both the birth and the crucifixion of Jesus. A Fine copy. Fine. Item #818

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