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SPENSER, Edmund.
Faerie Queene [Disposed into Twelve Books Fashioning Twelve Morall Vertues]. Pictvred and Decorated by LOVIS FAIRFAX-MVCKLEY.

With an Introduction by JOHN W. HALES. M.A. Camb.

Description:
pp. li, (i), 575, (i). Frontispiece and decorated title [included within pagination], 13 plates [of which 5 are double-page], decorated head and tail pieces, and initials; (viii), (577)-1155, (iii). 11 plates [of which 5 are double-page], decorated head and tail pieces, and initials. Original cloth, spines and front covers elaborately gilt, top edges gilt, uncut, mild foxing at the ends, two pages with offset from small pressed flowers, overall a very attractive set.

*Edition LIMITED to 100 copies on handmade paper and 1250 ordinary copies - this copy is on laid, rather than wove, paper and I assume that it is one of the 100 copy run. It is neither signed nor numbered. It was printed in Edinburgh by TURNBULL & SPEARS, starting May 5th. 1896 and finishing August 30th. 1897.

J. M. Dent. London.

Date Published: 1897. 2 volumes. 4to.

Stock No. 62256

Price: 350.00

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