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 ...
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...
Good. No dust jacket. Not ex-library. Stated Student's Cambridge Edition 1936. Red cloth hardcover. Good Book/No Jacket. 8.4 * 5.6. 852 p. Light pencil notes & marks on some pages; moderate stains, washmarks, & moderate edges' wears on cover, moderate stains on the sides of the binding, corner & edges bent, wrinkle & curve on several pages; other than that, clean, tight, & light tanned pages. No bent on spine. Bubble wrap guarantee. Free tracking in U.S. Email notification after shipping. (A14)
Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; faint soiling; scattered foxing a the front endpapers. Binding square and secure; text clean. Despite a little wear and some minor flaws, remains structurally sound and tightly bound: a clean, sturdy, and presentable copy with a clean text. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 852pp. Edited by Bliss Perry. Blue cloth over boards with gilt titles at the backstrip and the author's name enclosed in a gilt wreath design at the front panel. Top Edge Gilt. Double column page format. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'.
Good. No Dust Jacket. Size: 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Ex-Library (not circulated). Text clean. Small stamp on front free endpage. Tape on spine end. Binding is broken in several places, but all pages are attached. Stamp on edges of text-block. Boards bumped and worn at corners, edges and spine ends. Quantity Available: 1. Inventory No: 129867.
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.
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.
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