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The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Vol 4
Edmund Spenser
$25.00

s/t: With Memoir and Critical Dissertations by the Rev. George Gilfillan. In five volumes.
A sumptuously bound collection, with a memoir of Spenser and also critical dissertations by the Reverend George Gilfillan. George Gilfillan was a spasmodic poets who also edited the works of several British poets. Spenser is best known for his epic poem and fantastical allegory ‘The Faerie Queene’. This poem celebrates the Tudor dynasty and Elizabeth I. ‘The Shepheardes Calendar’ was Spenser’s first major work, it emulates Virgil’s ‘Eclogues’. Both of these works are to volume IV of this work. Additionally, this set contains many of Spenser’s minor poems including hymns, ‘Colin Clout’s Come home Again’, and ‘Amoretti, or Sonnets’.
The photo is of another volume of the set, but it is representative.

Publisher:
James Nichol
Publish Date:
1859
Pages:
324
Format:
hardcover
ISBN:
Price:
$25.00

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