SPENSER, Edmond. The Works of that Famous English Poet, Mr. Edmond Spenser. (1679 - THE THIRD FOLIO EDITION OF "THE FAIRY QUEEN" AND THE SECOND COLLECTED EDITION OF SPENSER'S WORKS)

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AUTHOR: SPENSER, Edmond

TITLE: The Works of that Famous English Poet, Mr. Edmond Spenser. Viz. The Faery Queen, The Shepherds Calendar, The History of Ireland, &c. Whereunto is added, An Account of his Life, With other new Additions, Never before in Print.

PUBLISHER: London: by Henry Hills for Jonathan Edwin, 1679.

DESCRIPTION: THE THIRD FOLIO EDITION OF "THE FAIRY QUEEN" AND THE SECOND COLLECTED EDITION OF SPENSER'S WORKS. 1 vol., 12-7/8" x 8-3/8", title-page printed in red and black, with the additional engraved frontis of Spenser's tomb, complete. Bound in contemporary full speckled dark calf over cords.

CONDITION: Rear hinge fine, front hinge just starting at top and bottom, covers firmly attached, head of spine rubbed with loss, with the original blank endleaves, internally clean and bright. A VERY GOOD copy in an un-restored contemporary binding.

REFERENCE: Wing S4965