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WYNDHAM-LEWIS, D. B.

Ronsard.

London, Sheed & Ward, 1946 Stock Code: 140591
£25.00

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First UK edition, third impression, of the author's biography of the French Renaissance poet Pierre de Ronsard (1524-1585). The first edition was published in the US and UK simultaneously, with the first impression appearing in 1944.

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Description

Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine in gilt. With the dust jacket.

Illustrations

Engraved frontispiece, 6 black and white lithographic plates.

Condition

Very slight lean to spine, small dent affecting edge of rear cover, spots to edges of text block but internally clean; a very good copy in the price-clipped jacket, spine faded, nicks and chips to ends, extremities, and edges, spots to covers.

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