Epithalamion and Amoretti by Edmund Spenser

Limited Edition

Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1903. John & E. Bumpus. Limited to 250 printed copies. (6/250). Signed by previous owner. Scarce.

Original binding with elaborate decorated red cloth. Printed on thick wove paper, rough cut. Corners bumped, else and very light edge and shelfwear. Inscribed by previous owne on front of first end paper. Scarce

Amoretti was a sonnet cycle written by Edmund Spenser in the 16th century. The cycle describes his courtship and eventual marriage to Elizabeth Boyle. Amoretti was first published in 1595 in London by William Ponsonby. It was printed as part of a volume entitled Amoretti and Epithalamion.