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Torquato Tasso

Godfrey of Boulogne

John Bill

1624

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Description

Second-edition copy of the English translation of the poem Godfrey of Boulogne.

  • Torquato Tasso (Italian).
  • Translated by Edward Fairefax (English).
  • Godfrey of Boulogne: or, The Recoverie of Jerusalem. Done into English Heroicall Verse, by Edward Fairefax Gent. And Now the Second Time Imprinted, and Dedicated to His Highnesse: Together with the Life of the Said Godfrey.
  • London: for John Bill, 1624.
  • (xii), 392 pages.
  • Bound in full contemporary full dark speckled calf with gilt lettered spine label.

Condition Report

Revive
Fair
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Like New

Wear consistent with age and use.

Without the engraved portrait of Godfrey and additional leaf of verse found in some variant issues; otherwise complete.

Rebacked at some earlier date.

Recent upper and lower front hinge repair.

Foredge of woodcut title page closely trimmed.

Dimensions

Height: 11.12 inches / 28.24 cm
Width: 7 inches / 17.78 cm

Language

English

Subject

Poetry, Royalty, Politics

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