Description:With observations on his life and writings. Octavo. Contemporary...With observations on his life and writings. Octavo. Contemporary half vellum, titles and elaborate decoration to spine gilt, single morocco title label black, marbled boards, marbled endpapers, marbled edges. Frontispiece portrait and illustrated title page. Spine is slightly rubbed and edges worn, water stain to prelims otherwise an attractive binding. A handsomely bound copy.
Description:With a selection of notes from various commentators; and a...With a selection of notes from various commentators; and a glossarial index: to which is prefixed, some account of the life of Spenser, by the Rev. Henry John Todd, M.A. Octavo (232 × 154 mm). Contemporary blue calf, titles and decoration to spine, raised bands, rules to boards, crest to front board, marbled endpapers and edges. Engraved frontispiece of the author and vignette. The occasional minor blemish, spine slightly faded and boards lightly marked, an excellent copy. A handsomely bound copy of Spenser's poetry.
Description:With a Selection of Notes from Various Commentators; And a...With a Selection of Notes from Various Commentators; And a Glossarial Index: to which is prefixed some account of the life of Spenser, by the Rev. Henry John Todd. Octavo (233 × 154 mm). Contemporary green full calf, spine intricately gilt-tooled in compartments with an orange morocco title label, sides bordered with gilt and blind rules and gilt fleuron cornerpieces, armorial crest gilt stamped to centre of both boards, pink silk bookmarker, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt. Engraved portrait frontispiece and vignette title page (showing the ruins of Kilcolman Castle) Extremities slightly rubbed, spine slightly faded, very faint spotting to endleaves and plates, but an excellent attractive copy. A very attractively bound copy of Edmund Spenser's works including the whole of the Faerie Queene, The Shepheard's Calender, Prothalamion, Epithalamion, Amoretti and his prose View of the State of Ireland.
Description:Edited by J. Payne Collier, F.S.A. Collier's Edition Of Spenser...Edited by J. Payne Collier, F.S.A. Collier's Edition Of Spenser's Works SPENSER, Edmund. The Works of Edmund Spenser. Edited by J. Payne Collier, F.S.A. London: Bell and Daldy, 1862. First edition edited by J. Payne Collier. Five octavo volumes (8 13/16 x 5 7/8 inches; 224 x 152 mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume I. Title-pages printed in red and black. Decorative woodcut head-and tail-pieces and initials. Twentieth-century three-quarter red morocco over red buckram boards. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine set of this important edition. Carpenter, p. 114. Lowndes, p 2478. HBS 65807. $1, 000. Works [Collier's edition]
Description:5 volumes, octavo. Bound in full green morocco, raised bands and...5 volumes, octavo. Bound in full green morocco, raised bands and gilt title on spine, edges gilt, marbled endpapers and inner dentelles gilt. An excellent set with spines toned, mild rubbing to corners and light bumping to volume 4 spine head. A very attractive set that displays nicely. An excellent set.
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