This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... Paridell, That whether were more false, full hard it is to tell. XXXIII Now when this gallant with his goodly crew From farre espide the famous Britomart, Like knight adventurous in outward vew, With his faire paragon, his conquests part, Approching nigh, eftsoones his wanton hart Was tickled with delight, ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... Paridell, That whether were more false, full hard it is to tell. XXXIII Now when this gallant with his goodly crew From farre espide the famous Britomart, Like knight adventurous in outward vew, With his faire paragon, his conquests part, Approching nigh, eftsoones his wanton hart Was tickled with delight, and jesting sayd: 'Lo! there, Sir Paridel, for your desart, Good lucke presents you with yond lovely mayd, For pitie that ye want a fellow for your ayd.' BOOK IV, XXXIV By that the lovely paire drew nigh to hond: Whom when as Paridel more plaine beheld, Albee in heart he like affection fond, Yet mindfull how he late by one was feld, That did those armes and that same scutchion weld, He had small lust to buy his love so deare, But answerd: 'Sir, him wise I never held, That, having once escaped perill neare, Would afterwards afresh the sleeping evill rears. XXXV 'This knight too late his manhood and his might I did assay, that me right dearely cost, Ne list I for revenge provoke new fight, Ne for light ladies love, that soone is lost.' The hot-spurre youth so scorning to be crost, 'Take then to you this dame of mine, ' quoth hee, 'And I, without your perill or your cost, Will chalenge yond same other for my fee.' So forth he fiercely prickt, that one him scarce could see. xxxvi The warlike Britonesse her soone addrest, And with such uncouth welcome did receave Her fayned paramour, her forced guest, That, being forst his saddle soone to leave, Him selfe he did of his new love deceave, And made him selfe thensample of his follie. Which done, she passed forth, not taking leave, And left him now as sad as whilome jollie, Well warned to beware with whom he dar'd to dallie. XXX VII Which when his other companie beheld, They to his succour ran with...
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Frontis of Spenser & home. VG. 12 page biographic sketch included. Laid in elegy written in a country churchyard & epitaph. Some owner names & notations. Fading to spine & top edge, edge wear. Burgundy binding, gilt wreath and lettering, top edge gilt.
858 pages. Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but the dustjacket is only fair having tears and considerable wear. POETRY. The poetry of Edmund Spenser was born out of the struggle between two warring elements in his nature: that of worldly ambition--dreams of preferment, wealth, importance, titles--as opposed to his mystical idealism. The careful and scholarly editing of this edition has made the Cambridge name a byword in household and school libraries. Includes Indexes. (Key Words: Edmund Spenser, Elizabethan Poets, Poetry, R. E. Neil Dodge).
Good + No Jacket. Book. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall. Fine criss-cross grain purple cloth, gilt spine and front lettering. Front board gilt edged. Top edges gilt. Cambridge Edition, 1908. Bumps and scuffs to extremities. Solid binding. Scattered light pencil marks on a few pages, otherwise clean, lightly tanned pages. A very nice reading copy in Good or better condition.
New in New jacket. It is the reprint edition of the original edition which was published long back. The book is printed in black on high quality paper with Matt Laminated colored dust cover. We found this book important for the readers who want to know more about our old treasure so we brought it back to the shelves. We tried to manage the best possible copy but in some cases, there may be some pages which are blur or missing or with black spots. If it is multi volume set, then it is only single volume. We expect that you will understand our compulsion in these books. Lang: -eng, Pages 892, Print on Demand.
Very Good + 852 pages. Former owner's personal bookplate inside front cover, otherwise, unmarked. Frontis portrait with tissue guard, illustration on title page. Index of titles, Index of first lines, glossary, catalogue of persons, places, animals and things concerned in or connected with the action of The Faery Queen. Bound in navy blue cloth with gold medallion on the front and front board bordered in gold. Gold lettering on the spine, top edge gilt. Corners are sharp, light wear at spine ends.
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