Butler, John The Quest for Becket's Bones: The Mystery of the Relics of St. Thomas Becket of Canterbury
New Haven, CT: Yale University Press 1995 0300061153 / 9780300061154 First Edition Hard Cover Fine Fine
First printing. Fully illustrated in color and b/w. Recounts the quest for St. Thomas Becket's bones over eight centuries, and includes startling new evidence that has only recently come to light. An intriguing story of politics, science, religiion, conjecture, and romanticism, it explores the mystery of the survival of Catholic England's most precious relics, and presents a telling hypothesis as to their fate. Fine in fine dust jacket.