The Faerie Queene: Disposed into Twelve Bookes Fashioning XII Morall Ventures. With an Introduction by John Hayward. Decorations by John Austen and Illustrations engraved in wood by Agnes Miller Parker.
Oxford: Limited Editions Club, 1953. 2 vols., 4to, xviii, 511; (5), 992, (1, colophon) pp. With 29 woodcut plates and many other illustrations in the text. Full green morocco, upper covers and backstrip stamped and lettered in gilt, backstrips uniformly and rather pleasantly toned to brown as usual with green morocco, morocco-tipped green cloth slipcases, a beautiful set bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe. Limited to 1500 numbered copies signed by the illustrator. One of the most attractive, and readable, editions of this classic.
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