- Category = 16th Century Literature
The Works of Edmund Spenser. (Including the complete Faerie Queene).
London: Routledge, 1872. Full calf, 9.75 inches tall. A most handsome Victorian binding with gilt raised bands, label and fine gilt floral tooling to the panels. The gilt prize block of Rugby School on the upper board. Neat ink inscription dated 1873 on the reverse of the paste down endpaper. Armorial bookplates. Scuff on lower corner of the upper board. Double column.More details Price: £250.00
Privately Printed, 1886. Half morocco by Hatchards, 9 inches tall. A very handsome binding with gilt raised bands, gilt titles, panels and top edge. This edition, translated from the 16th century French is by Arthur Machen and is the first complete edition in English. This copy was bound without the plates that are found in some copies.More details Price: £200.00
The Poetical Works of William Shakspeare and of the Earl of Surrey.
Edinburgh: James Nichol, 1856. Half morocco, 8 1/2 inches tall. An elegant half morocco with raised bands and splendid gilt tooled panels. Gilt top edge. An ink inscription on the first blank and some foxing to the preliminaries, otherwise clean. An interesting edition of the poetical works of these great English 16th century poets.More details Price: £180.00