Faerie Queene, The: Disposed Into Twelve Bookes Fashioning XII Morall Vertues (2 Volumes) by: Spencer, Edmund
Hardcover. Oxford UK, Limited Editions Club, 1st Ltd. Ed., 1953, Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Two large quarto volumes (7-3/4" x 11-3/4") bound in gilt-decorated green cloth and illustrated with pen decorations by John Austen and wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker. 992 pages. Copy #563 of 1500 SIGNED by Parker on the colophon page. A nicely printed set retaining Spenser's original English and beautifully illustrated. The uncommon dustwrappers are present with some sunning to the spines, light foxing. There is a chunk gone from the bottom of rear on Volume 1. The slipcase is also present with edgewear to the label. Volume 1 has a previous owner's bookplate inside the front cover. Otherwise a clean, handsome set.