Collier's Edition Of Spenser's Works
Works [Collier's edition].
Edited by J. Payne Collier, F.S.A. London: Bell and Daldy , 1862.
First edition edited by J. Payne Collier. Five octavo volumes (8 13/16 x 5 7/8 inches; 224 x 152 mm). Engraved frontispiece portrait in Volume I. Title-pages printed in red and black. Decorative woodcut head- and tail-pieces and initials.
Twentieth-century three-quarter red morocco over red buckram boards. Spines decoratively tooled and lettered in gilt in compartments. Top edge gilt. Marbled endpapers. A fine set of this important edition.
Carpenter, p. 114. Lowndes, p 2478.
HBS # 65807 $1,000