Fine cloth copy in a good if somewhat edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved overall; tight, bright, clean and strong.284 pages; Physical description: viii, 284 p. : maps ; 19 cm. Summary: A history from the accession of Gregory the Great to the Reformation, written by a distinguished medieval historian. Emphasizes the social and personal aspects of church history, as against the political. Subjects: Church history - Middle Ages, 600-1500. Includes preface to the 9th edition. Bookflap states 8th edition, revised.