Journals Higher Education



Published: 07 December 2017

550 Pages | 2 black and white halftones

216 x 138mm

ISBN: 9780198789093

Bookseller Code (AO)


Walter Hilton, The Scale of Perfection, Book II

A Critical Edition based on British Library MSS Harley 6573 and 6579

Edited by Stanley Hussey and Michael Sargent

Early English Text Society

Early English Text Society Original Series

  • The first authoritative edition of this important medieval text
  • A major work by Walter Hilton, one of the great late medieval English mystical writers
  • Presents all of the available textual evidence
  • Accompanied by a full introduction, textual and explanatory notes, and glossary