Author:Rollins, Hyder E.; Clement Robinson

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A Handful Of Pleasant Delights (1584)

By: Rollins, Hyder E.; Clement Robinson

Price: $10.27

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1924

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 86329

ISBN: B005BTPF5A

Condition: Good+


Brown cloth, gold decor. Moderate general wear. cloth frayed at spine top, 2 board tips bumped. 145 pages. A handful of old broadside poetry ballads composed 'by Clement Robinson and divers others', printed in 1584. Acquires additional interest from the allusion made to the first poem in the collection, by the frantic Ophelia when strewing the flowers in her frenzy (Hamlet). because of Shakespeare's familiarity with it, 'Handful' has long interested scholars. View more info