Previte-Orton, C. W. The Shorter Cambridge Medieval History (2 Vol. Boxed Set)
Cambridge, England Cambridge University Press 1952 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket
Illustrated by Steinberg, Dr. S. H.
1202 pp., 265 illustrations, 26 maps, 27 genealogical tables, 5 appendices, index. Blue boards with gold lettering, Spines are slightly slanted. Vol. II is cracked at pp. 910 and 1061. Text is bright, clean and unmarked. DJs have some edgewear, spines are sunned and chipped at ends. Slipcase is VG with minor scuffing. Slipcase has pastedowns of medieval scenes from the DJs on both sides.
"The essence of the eight large volumes of the Cambridge Medieval History is here distilled, by one of its original editors, into a single work. It is fully and authoritatively illustrated by Dr. S.H. Steinberg, who has personally selected its 300 pictures, making of it what is almost an encyclopedia of the European Middle Ages." Vol. I covers the period from the later Roman Empire to the 12th century; Vol. II extends from the 12th century to the Renaissance.; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall