Literature (1500-1660) Books
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BISHOP, Morris. (Editor).
A Renaissance Storybook.
Ithaca: Cornell University, (1971). First edition.
Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 2730 Order / Enquire
Reason & Imagination. A Study of Form and Meaning in Four Poems.
Published for the University of Hull by the Oxford University Press, London, 1960. First edition.
8vo., navy boards, pp. [xi], 143. The four poems are Milton's Lycidas, Pope's Essay on Man, Coleridge's Ancient Mariner, and Eliot's Four Quartets. Previous owner's name/place/date and small numerals on endpaper, top page edge slightly foxed, one corner slightly bumped, else near fine in a very good dust jacket, with a small tear and a few minute chips.
$16.50 Book Number: 8586 Order / Enquire
COTTRELL, Robert D.
The Grammar of Silence. A Reading of Marguerite de Navarre's Poetry.
Washington: Catholic University of America Press, (1986). First edition.
Fine in dust jacket, with a light shadow from a price-sticker.
$16.50 Book Number: 4586 Order / Enquire
(de NAVARRE, Marguerite). Ferguson, Gary.
Mirroring Belief : Marguerite de Navarre's Devotional Poetry.
Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, (1992). First edition.
Near fine in dust jacket.
$25.00 Book Number: 10628 Order / Enquire
(DONNE, John). Louthan, Doniphan.
The Poetry of John Donne.
New York: Bookman Associates, (1951).
8vo., violet boards, pp. . Previous owner's name/place/date and small numerals on endpaper, top page edge slightly foxed, corners a little bumped, else very good in dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 8585 Order / Enquire
Shakespeare In Art.
Boston: Page, 1907. Third impression.
8vo., publisher's deluxe half leather gift binding, marbled boards, t.e.g., pp. v, -371, illustrated including plates after Alma-Tadema, Frederic Leighton, Kaulbach, and many others. A few scuffs to the leather have been nicely retouched, just a trifle worn at the spine ends, else a near fine copy, in a very good example of the publisher's box, [splitting along one edge].
$65.00 Book Number: 7549 Order / Enquire
(JONSON, Ben). Burt, Richard.
Licensed by Authority. Ben Jonson and the Discourses of Censorship.
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, (1993). First edition
8vo., cranberry cloth, pp. xvii, 227. Corners of covers are lightly bumped, else near fine in a similar dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 8941 Order / Enquire
Bibliographis Burtoniana. A Study of Robert Burton's The Anatomy of Melancholy. With a Bibliography of Burton's Writings.
Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1931. First edition.
8vo., green cloth, ppxiv, 120, illustrated. Top corners are just slightly bumped, spine is just slightly dull, else a fine bright copy, lacking the dust jacket.
$45.00 Book Number: 7522 Order / Enquire
MILTON, John. Edited by Helen Darbishire.
The Poetical Works of John Milton.
Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, 1952 & 1955. First edition, in two volumes.
Octavos, dark blue cloth, with the spines lettered in gilt and the press logo in blind on the upper boards, pp. xxxv, (3), (1) -326, (2); & pp. xx, (1) - 375, (1); frontispiece illustration in volume two. Some pages un-opened. Contains Paradise Lost; Paradise Regain'd; Samson Agonistes; and, Poems Upon Several Occasions, Both English and Latin. Lower corners of volume one bumped, bump to top edge of front cover of volume two, else a near fine set, with bright titles. No dust jackets. Heavy set, may necessitate a request for additional postage.
$100.00 Book Number: 20222 Order / Enquire
Gargantua and Pantagruel. Selections From the Works of Francis Rabelais. Translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart & Peter Anthony Motteux. Introduction by Denis Saurat. Illustrated by R.A. Brandt.
London: John Westhouse, (1946). Second printing.
Octavo, peach cloth. A near fine copy in a slightly chipped, else very good dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 6218 Order / Enquire
(RABELAIS, Francois). Zegura, Elizabeth; Tetel, Marcel.
New York: Twayne, (1993). First edition, hardcover issue.
Twayne's World Author series. Literary criticism. Fine in a near fine dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 11496 Order / Enquire
King Richard II. Edited by Peter Ure.
Cambridge: Harvard University, (1956). Fourth edition, revised and reset.
Near fine in a price-clipped dust jacket.
$16.50 Book Number: 5826 Order / Enquire
(SPENSER, Edmund). Evans, Maurice.
Spenser's Anatomy of Heroism. A Commentary on the Faerie Queene.
Cambridge: At The University Press, 1970. First edition.
Octavo, dark blue & brown patterned boards, pp. xiii, 244. The book is fine save for a small hole punch used in the last page [remainder mark of sorts], otherwise fine in a very good dust jacket with a 1.5" tear to the front panel. Comes with a mylar dust jacket protector.
$24.75 Book Number: 10643 Order / Enquire
(SPENSER, Edmund). Miller, David L.
The Poem's Two Bodies : The Poetics of the 1590 Faerie Queene.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, (1988). First edition.
Octavo, blue cloth, pp. xiii, 297. Tiny bumps to the lower corners of the covers, else near fine in dust jacket.
$22.00 Book Number: 10630 Order / Enquire
SULLIVAN, Ernest W. (editor).
The First and Second Dalhousie Manuscripts. A Facsimile Edition.
Columbia: University of Missouri, 1988. First edition.
Poems and prose by John Donne and others. Fine in dust jacket. [Oversize*]
$30.00 Book Number: 2163 Order / Enquire