Light shelfwear to edges and boards. DJ protected with mylar. Pages tight and clean. Library discard with usual marks and attachments. Pocket removed. Stated First US Edition. 212 pages. HardCover Binding. Year: 1976. ISBN: 0701121661. A Chronicle of Alfred the Great.Told by Alfred, Prince of Wessex's squire and companion-in-arms, Edward of Kent. From the early days at court, the years of bitter fighting, the night ride to Athelney, and on to the final victory, his narrative pulsates with the life and the hazards of the time.