New York and London: Wiley and Putnam, 1847. First edition. Hardcover. Large 8vo. 514pp. Publisher's brown T-grain cloth gilt spine title, boards embossed in blind. Yellow coated endpaper. Engraved frontispiece. Cloth well worn and soiled, especially at the joints, edges, tips and corner, some light staining to the textblock else this is a good copy.
The first part if a history of the life and travels of Spenser and his works, then a detailed analysis of The Fairy Queen, with its Arthurian overtones.
. Good. Item #21405