Rare & Antiquarian Book Dealers. The Complete Works in Verse and Prose.Edited with a new life base on original researches. And a Glossary Embracing Notes and Illustrations. By The Rev Alexander B. Printed for the Spenser Society. Limited to 100 Copies only. Stated "In Ten Volumes" but Nine volumes only where published.
Rebound in quarter calf bindings. Gilt titles to the spine. The volumes measure: 23.7cm x 17.8cm. Proposed first as an 8 v.
Edition, then as 10 v. 10 ("Glossarial index, with notes and illustrations on every word, person and thing, in the entire works")--never published. Also issued in large paper and in "Spenser Society" quarto issues, which are specially illustrated. Our copies complete in Nine Vols [the tenth vol never published]. Vols 2-8 with two title pages in B/W [not in red and black] One stating in Ten vol the other t.
Our copies possibly with cancel title pages, re-issuing with the original intended titles? Condition: See photos as part of condition report: Full nine vol set.
Uniformly bound in quarter calf [modern]. All bindings holding firm, the bindings generally in a very good condition, with a small amount of shelf wear. Bound with modern red/brown endpapers and pastedowns.Text blocks firm, Foxing to the half titles and the verso of the last leafs. Volumes 2-8 bound with two titles pages, one stating in 10 vol and the other in 8 as issued? Light foxing to the title pages, occasional spotting and foxing to the text.
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