A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres

London: Frederick Etchells and Hugh Macdonald, 1926.

Hardcover (Vellum). Very Good. Item #036741

One of 50 (of an edition of 450) on Kelmscott paper bound in vellum. Lacks ties to vellum, a bit soiled, page edges browned. Fine internally, largely uncut.

Originally published in 1573 as A Hundredth Sundry Flowres bound up in one small Posie. Gathered partly (by translation) in the fyne outlandish Gardens of Euripides, Ovid, Petrarch, Aristotle and others; and partly by Invention out of our owne fruitfull Orchardes in Englande, Yelding Sundrie Savours of tragical, comical and moral discourse, bothe pleasaunt and profitable, to the well-smelling name, by London printer Richarde Smith. Editions were suppressed for the well wrought hints of courtly scandal which permeated the work and the subsequent editions. Size: Octavo (8vo). Text is clean and unmarked. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2 lbs 0 oz. Category: Theatre & Plays; Inventory No: 036741.

Price: $200.00

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