DAN MICHEL'S AYENBITE OF INWYT, or, Remorse of Conscience in the Kentish dialect, 1340 A.D. Edited from the Autograph Ms. in the British Museum, with an Introduction on the Peculiarities of the Southern Dialect and a Glossarial Index by the Rev. Richard Morris.
London: Early English Text Society, By N. Trubner & Co, 1866. [Reprinted 1888, 1890, 1895.]. Full dark blue morocco gilt prize binding; marbled edges. Octavo. Bookplates; corners and spine tips a little rubbed; else a very handsome copy. The Ayenbite of Inwyt was written by the French Dominican friar Laurent in 1279 for the use of Philip II of France, and entitled Le Somme des Vices at des Vertues. Its translation was completed in1340 by Dan Michel of Northgate, a Benedictine monk of St Augustine, Canterbury.