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Hoving, Thomas

King of the confessors. The quest for the Bury St Edmunds cross.

London, Hamish Hamilton 1981.

Reference: 11490
Price: £9 [convert currency]

Full Description

8vo. 365 + (1)pp, including (10)pp of photo ills (mostly colour). Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Jill Allibone’s copy, with her ink ownership inscription and acquisition date 8 May 1992.

Best-selling book describing the author’s successful acquisition of the so-called Bury St Edmunds cross, an ivory carving apparently of twelfth century date, for the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.