London: Allan Wingate, 1947. B&W medallions. Second Impression: Text in French and English. Cloth. 8vo (8 1/2" x 5 5/8"), blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and facsimile signature of Ronsard on front cover, B&W period illustrations (often medallions with portraits) reproduced from illustrations in first French publications of Ronsard's works, archival mylar-protected pictorial gray dust jacket (price-clipped), 145 pages +  Colophon. Very Good / Good. Item #7091
Pierre de Ronsard (1524 – 1585) was a French poet or, as his own generation in France called him, a "prince of poets".
This volume of Ronsard's translated lyrics contains odes, madrigals, elegies, epigrams, hymns, etc. French texts face Englsih translations.
Solid, clean copy. Previous owner's inscription on front free endpaper. Uncommon post-war edition with appealing translations. Very Scarce post-war dust jacket has a signifcant rip on the rear panel and losses to the head & foot of its spine. Some toning on endpapers (due to newspapers?), though pages are clean and quite bright.