Item #12405 Runes: An Introduction. Ralph W. V. Elliott.

Runes: An Introduction

New York: Manchester University Press / St. Martin's Press, 1989.

Hardcover. 8 3/4" X 5 1/2". xiv, 151pp. Wear to unclipped dust jacket with rubbing, toning, and creasing to covers, corners, and edges. Toning and gentle bumps to covers and edges of brown cloth over boards. Dust-spotting to edges of text block. Light foxing to endpapers. Very occasional inked notation to pages. Notation does not obscure text. Binding is sound.

This book is designed primarily for the beginner who cannot readily use the standard works on runes in foreign languages. It discusses theories about the origins of runic writing, runes in northern Europe and the British Isles, and their names and uses. Representative Angl-Saxon runic inscriptions are selected for more detailed discussion.(Publisher). Good / good. Item #12405
ISBN: 0312034911

Price: $45.00

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