By: Tasso, Torquato; Wiffen,J.H. (Bio.); Devey, John (Bio. Postscript 1854); Hinchliff, J. ; Williams, S. (Illustrators)
London, UK, Henry G.Bohn: 1854
Seller ID: 98280
Binding: Leather Bound
9 full-page engravings on steel by J. Hinchliff, including a frontispiece portrait of Tasso. 22 in text engravings on wood by S. Williams. Deluxe binding, 5-ribbed Green leather spine and board tips, gold decorations on spine, green cloth boards with gold rule borders, pastel marbled endpapers, top page ends gold gilt. Nice Firm Clean copy ! Unmarked. hinges excellent. No foxing. 500 pages. Jerusalem Delivered (La Gerusalemme liberata) is an epic poem by the Italian poet Torquato Tasso first published in 1581, which tells a largely mythified version of the First Crusade in which Catholic knigh... View More...