New York London: W. W. Norton & Company, 1998. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. Thick 8vo, black quarter cloth over brilliant red boards with gold lettering on spine and front cover, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with painting of lovers kissing by Francisco Hayez, xxxiii + 827 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #2416
A collection of over 200 of the world"s finest writings about love, arranged by genre and including fiction, poetry, essays, memoirs and letters written by the world"s most renowned authors, poets and philosophers from Sophocles and Plato to E.E. Cummings and Joyce Oates.
EXCEPTIONAL CONDITION internally & externally!
A TERRIFIC GIFT!