Ronsard.London: Sheed & Ward, 1946 Stock Code: 140591
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.
Octavo. Original brown cloth, titles to spine in gilt. With dust jacket.
Engraved frontispiece, 6 black and white lithographic plates.
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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