THE KALENDER OF SHEPHERDES: The Edition of Paris 1593 in Photographic Facsimile; a Faithful Reprint of R. Pynson's Edition of London 1506. Edited with a Critical Introduction and Glossary by H. Oskar Sommer, PhD. H. Oskar Sommer.
THE KALENDER OF SHEPHERDES: The Edition of Paris 1593 in Photographic Facsimile; a Faithful Reprint of R. Pynson's Edition of London 1506. Edited with a Critical Introduction and Glossary by H. Oskar Sommer, PhD.

THE KALENDER OF SHEPHERDES: The Edition of Paris 1593 in Photographic Facsimile; a Faithful Reprint of R. Pynson's Edition of London 1506. Edited with a Critical Introduction and Glossary by H. Oskar Sommer, PhD.

London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co. 1892. First edition. (3 volumes in 1) 110; [194], 181 pp.; illustrated. Recently rebound in half linen and pale blue boards (in imitation of original binding). Fine. Item #21818

The first volume explores the various editions of the work, beginning with the French original - "Le Compost et Kalendrier des Bergiers" - Paris 1493. The second volume contains a facsimile of the Paris edition of 1593 printed in blackletter type, in English, profusely illustrated from wood engravings. The third volume is a typeset reprint of Pyson's London edition of 1506. Edition limited to 300 copies, this #4. Signed and with presentation inscription on the half title page by the editor to Sir Henry Howarth, and with autograph letter from editor to same laid in.

Price: $750.00

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