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Author: Spenser, Edmund
Title: The Faerie Queene [2 Volume Set]
Price: 120.00 including postage and packing within UK
Edition: Limited
Publishers: Cambridge University Press Cambridge 1909
Hard cover in good + condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardbacks, 2 volume set. 543pp; 493pp. No. 127 of a limited edition of only 350 copies. Printed by John Clay in the Cambridge type upon hand-made paper. The text here given of Books I to VI of The Faerie Queene is that of the edition of 1596 in two volumes quarto. Of these two volumes, the first contains the second edition of Books I to III, which had already appeared in 1590. Books IV to VI were printed for the first time in 1596. The fragment of Book VII is from the folio edition of 1609. The letter to Sir Walter Raleigh and the verses addressed to and by Spenser are from the edition of 1590. Previous owner's bookplate to front pastedowns. Bindings slightly grubby and worn.
Book Reference: 13197


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