Eighteen Sonnets of Francis Petrarch Done Into English By Various Translators. Francesco Petrarca.
Eighteen Sonnets of Francis Petrarch Done Into English By Various Translators

Eighteen Sonnets of Francis Petrarch Done Into English By Various Translators

Yellow Springs, Ohio: Kahoe & Company, 1929. Limited edition. Hardcover. One of 25 numbered copies. Thin 12mo. (5 by 8 inches.) Cream-colored cloth spine, printed lettering label, brown paper with flecks of dark and gold over boards. Title page in red and black. Unpaginated (32pp.) A fine copy with only a trace of rubbing.


With the bookplate of the President of Antioch College. Likely printed at the Press at Antioch College for Kahoe, as were other imprints of this publisher. Not listed in Healy ('Italian Literature Before 1900 in English'), who notes only the other edition of this work in 1929, which had a limitation of 125 copies. THat work was issued in June, 1929; it is unknown when in 1929 the present title was issued nor have we been able to determine priority; only that it is a scarce title of this private press. Near fine. Item #19130

Price: $400.00

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