Medieval Epics: Beowulf -- The Song of Roland -- The Nibelungenlied -- The Poem of the Cid.

New York: The Modern Library, n.y. Hardcover. Translations by William Alfred, W.S. Merwin and Helen M. Mustard. 8vo. Tan cloth with black spine lettering, pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. 590pp, (10pp ads). Near fine/very good. Mild jacket edgewear; text block lightly age toned as usual. Item #41973

A tight and attractive later printing (undated, but jacket and binding suggest the 1963-70 period) of Modern Library Giant #G-87, first published in 1961. A sharp copy of this quartette containing Alfred's translation of "Beowulf," Merwin's translations of "The Song of Roland" and "The Poem of the Cid" and Mustard's translation of "The Nibelungenlied."

Price: $25.00

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