THE ORLANDO INNAMORATO. TRANSLATED INTO PROSE FROM THE ITALIAN . . . AND INTERSPERSED WITH EXTRACTS IN THE SAME STANZA AS THE ORIGINAL ....

Edinburgh & London: W. Blackwood / T. Cadell, 1823. lviii,279pp. plus tipped-in errata slip. Octavo. Early 20th century cloth. Hinges cracking, bookseller's description affixed to pastedown, edges rubbed, some occasional spotting and finger smudging; just a good, sound copy. Item #WRCLIT65429

First edition of these translations and original snippets by the prolific translator/poet, Italophile, and intimate of Lord Byron. Ostensibly from the library of Eugene Field, with his bookplate on the front pastedown, but subject to the inevitable caveats attending such provenance unaccompanied by presentation inscriptions.

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