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Lot 256
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Spenser, Edmund

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1,200 - 1,800 GBP
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Description

  • Spenser, Edmund
  • The Faerie Queen: the Shepheards Calendar: together with the other works of England's Arch-Poët. H[umphrey] L[ownes] for Mathew Lownes, 1611
  • Paper
folio (271 x 177mm.), 6 parts in one volume, first collected edition, with 1611 general title-page and second printing of both parts of The Faerie Queen (Johnson's Group III), title within woodcut border, woodcut head- and tail-pieces, old calf, dedication leaf shaved at fore-edge, occasional small tears in lower margin, slightly browned, rebacked, binding worn 

Provenance

Richard Julian Gale, pencil inscription on front free endpaper

Literature

ESTC S123523; Johnson 19(Group III); Pforzeimer 973; STC 23083.3
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