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. 1877 Excerpt: ... things demaund, to which she answer' light: XXI. For little lust had she to talke of ought, Or ought to heare that mote delightfull bee; Her minde was whole possessed of one thought, That gave none other place. Which when as he By outward signes (as well he might) did see, He list no lengcr to use lothfull speach, But ...
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. 1877 Excerpt: ... things demaund, to which she answer' light: XXI. For little lust had she to talke of ought, Or ought to heare that mote delightfull bee; Her minde was whole possessed of one thought, That gave none other place. Which when as he By outward signes (as well he might) did see, He list no lengcr to use lothfull speach, But her besought to take it well in gree, Sith shady dampe had dimd the heavens reach, To lodge with him that night, unles good cause empeach. XXII. The Championesse, now seeing night at dore, Was glad to yeeld unto his good request; And with him went without gaine-saying more. Not farre away, but little wide by west, His dwelling was, to which-he him addrest; Where soone arriving they received were In seemely wise, as theni beseemed best; For he their Host them goodly well did cheare, And talt't of pleasant things the night away t Thus passing th' evening well, till time of rest, Then Britomart unto a bowre was brought; Where groomes awayted her to have undrest: But she ne would undressed be for ought, Nedoffe her armes, though heher much besought For she had vow'd, she sayd, not to forgo xx. 9 And &c. That Is, and to ask many questions; tc which she returned slight answers. Church. Xxi. 1. For little lust had she 4c. She had little inclina tion. Todd. Xxi. 7. in gree, In liking. Todd. Those warlike wecdes, till she revenge had wrought Of a late wrong uppon a morUill foe; Which she would sure perforate hetide her wele or wo. xxiv. Which when their Host perceiv'd, right discontent In ininde he grew, for feare least liy that art He should his purpose misse, wluch close he ment: Yet taking leave of her he did depart: There all that night remained liritomart, Restlesse, recomfortlesse, with heart deepe grieved, Not suffering the least twinckling s...
Used-Good. Good hardback in half-leather. Globe edition. Burgundy half-leather with red/gilt marbled boards. Five raised bands on spine, along with bright gilt decorations. Leather faded & worn on spine. Small loss to marbled paper at front edge of front board. Marbled end papers. Pages slightly yellowed but remarkably fresh for age. Pencil inscription on free end paper. Binding tight.
Very Good. Hardbound embossed and impressed leather quarto; frontispiece; 530 pp, two-column text, plus several unpaginated pages of glossary appended. Very Good copy shows soil and wear; spine slightly cocked; front board and spine have separated from text block; strong and tight; clean, unmarked text. Two pasted in plates on front endpapers and gift inscription on front flypaper. Full gold gilt.
This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside. This book has hardback covers. In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket. Original binding. Covers are scuffed and worn. Backstrip is split. Bacsktrip has raised bands, the top one is damaged and coming off. Bidning is split and taped inside the covers. Edges of page block are red. binding is very tight and hard to open., 1550grams, ISBN:
Book With All Faults. No Dustjacket. 10" Tall By 7 " Wide Approx. Lx(60) + 562 pages. No dustjacket. Hardback bound bound in standard cloth covered boards of the period, rear outer rear hinge is split, front is nearly split leaving spine covering flapping which we have taped (magic-tape) for security-NEEDS ATTENTION. Chipping to top spine-end, some wear with small frays to bottom spine-end. Corners are worn with small frays bent over at top and bumped to bottom. Fairly light wear to edges, light impressed designs to boards and spine. Cloth showing a little to inner front hinge making board wobble but holding well, rear inner hinge is intact and sound, binding is spound. 2 pages advertising material bound into end-papers which are pale yellow of the period. Page-edges are darkened with age. Mottling/foxing to title-pages and frontispiece. Book has 2 title-pages, the first with an illustration of Kilcotman Castle is dated earlier at 1845. Pages have litle foxing/dust to the tops of some pages, but is generally clean-it also has a wave to pages throughout text. With repairs to spine cloth and tidying to corners a nice copy.
Very Good+ with no dust jacket. Tight clean square book in brown buckram with just a pinprick of wear to corner tips; leather spine with gilt titles, still bright; leather just slightly scuffed with wear to top of spine; bright yellow endpapers; dedication is to Alfred Tennyson; pages are wavy, but seem unopened, with bright unmarked text throughout; frontispiece illustration and engraving to title page; 562 pp + 2 pg catalogue. An attractive copy.
Very Good with no dust jacket. Tall 8vo 9"-10" t; 5V Edmund Spenser WORKS OF EDMUND SPENSER 1873 Fairie Queen Poetry. Bound in maroon cloth with paper spine labels somewhat worn, this set is a collection of work by English poet Edmund Spenser. Spenser (c. 1552-13 January 1599) was best known for The Faerie Queene, an epic poem and fantastical allegory celebrating the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. He is recognized as one of the premier craftsmen of Modern English verse in its infancy, and one of the greatest poets in the English language. (biographical information courtesy of Wikipedia). The work is illustrated with frontispiece portraits. Ex-library set, with remnants of stickers on the spine, and typical handwriting, stamps and stickers throughout. The volumes are well bound with lightly age toned pages. The books measure approximately 6 1/2" x 9 1/4". Apr 2200pp.
Used-Good. Good/Fair hardbacks in red cloth. Edited by J. Payne Collier. Complete in 5 volumes, with frontis portrait in vol.I. Small bookplate on front pastedown of all volumes, with larger bookplate on ffep of vol.I. A few spots of foxing; offset browning from frontis on title page of vol. I; all spines bumped & worn at head & foot; spine of vol. I repaired, but with small loss at head & badly damaged paper title label; labels on other volumes browned & chipped. This is a very heavy set (well over 5kgs); additional postage may be required for shipment outside UK.
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