Item #33652 THE GOLIARD POETS. MEDIEVAL SONGS AND SATIRES IN NEW VERSE TRANSLATIONS. George F. Whicher.

THE GOLIARD POETS. MEDIEVAL SONGS AND SATIRES IN NEW VERSE TRANSLATIONS.

Cambridge, MA: New Directions, 1949.

1st Edition. Hardcover. First Edition. Translated by George Whicher. 8vo. 303pp. 1/4 black cloth over cream paper covered boards [slight sun to the upper extremity] illustrated in black, spine elegantly gilt-lettered & decorated. This Limited Bi-lingual Edition [3000 copies] was printed by University Press, Cambridge, Mass., with the poems in Latin and English on facing pages. Illustrated with thirty-eight 'medieval' illustrations. A near fine copy with the very scarce original clear acetate wrapper titled in maroon on the front panel [short closed tear at the bottom edge]. Maroon topstain. One of New Directions most handsome productions. A wonderful copy in an extra supplied custom cut stiff Mylar protective wrapper.

Item #33652    Price: US$225.00

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