Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012. Photographs. First Edition. Cloth. Tall and thick 8vo, black cloth with silver gilt spine lettering, illustrated with 10 figues in the text and 47 glossy plates (on 24 pages), Mylar-protected dust jacket (unclipped) with colored portrait of Spenser's head, xxi + 624 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1410
Definitive and well-illustrated biography of this major Elizabethan poet--the first such after more than half a century--who became embroiled in the politcal ferment under Elizabeth while living for much of his life in ravaged Ireland.