1890 Scarce Book - The Love Verse of Edmund Spenser bound by SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE.
Author: Spenser, Edmund.
Title: The Poet Of Poets The Love Verse from the Minor Poems of Edmund Spenser. Edited by Alexander B. Grosart.
Publisher: Chicago & London: A. C. McClurg & Co. / Elliott Stock, no date (circa 1890). First thus.
Language: Text in English.
Size : 6 " X 4 ".
Pages: ix-228 pages.
Binding: Attractive, very beautiful, and very good full polished calf leather binding finely bounded by Sangorski and Sutcliffe for the famous bookseller A. C. McClurg (hinges fine, overall slightly worn and scuffed - as shown) under a protective removable mylar cover.
Content: Very good content (bright, tight, and clean - as shown).
The book: Scarce and attractive edition of the Love Verse of Edmund Spenser. A rare find in such a beautiful SANGORSKI & SUTCLIFFE binding!
The author: Edmund Spenser (1552/1553 – 13 January 1599) was an English poet best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of nascent Modern English verse and is often considered one of the greatest poets in the English language.
The binder: Sangorski & Sutcliffe is a firm of bookbinders established in London in 1901. It is considered to be one of the most important bookbinding companies of the 20th century, famous for its luxurious jeweled bindings that used real gold and precious stones in their book covers.
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