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Madoc Books
Stand
48

SPENSER Edmund 1552?-1599

The Faerie Queen: The Shepheards Calendar: Together With The Other Works of England's Arch-Poet,

The first appearence with Mrs Hubberds Tale

SPENSER Edmund 1552?-1599

The Faerie Queen: The Shepheards Calendar: Together With The Other Works of England's Arch-Poet, [London] 1611

Description

In modern Riviere brown full morocco, some blind tooling, gilt arabesque centerpieces, worn along edges. Spine, raised bands, gilt tooling & titles, worn along edges. Internally, (Faerie Queen 1611), [4], 185, [1], (The Second Part 1612), [2], 189-363, [1] (16012). [2], (The Shepheards Calender 1611), [10], 56. [2], (Mother Hubberds Tale 1613), [4], 5-16. (Colin Clouts, ND), 26. (Prothalamion, 1611), [4]. (Amoretti, 1611), 16. (Epithalamion, 1611), 6. (Foure Hymnes, 1611), 16. (Daphnaida, 1611), 10. (Complaints, 1611), 11, [1]. (The Teares, 1611, 11, [1]. (Virgils Gnat, ND), 9, [1]. (Ruines of Rome, ND), 6. (The Fate of The Butterfly, 1611), 9, [1]. Visions, ND), 8. (A lette, ND), 4 (1589). (A Vision, ND), 10. Possibly printed in 1615?. Each part with a large woodcut header and tail, cuts to each canto header and calendar month. A.E.G., new endpapers, crease to ffep, couple of tiny edge nicks.
Signatures: [4], 363 pp, [1]. [2], [10], 56, [2]. [4], 5-16. [26]. [4]. [16]. [6], [16]. [10]. [12]. [28]. [32].

Provenance

Welsh Armorial bookplate to fpd

Bibliography

ESTC S123122. STC 23084. Pforzheimer 973.

Current Condition

A lovely copy.

Price

£6750.00