The Complete Works in Verse and Prose of Samuel Daniel in five volumes. Ed., with memorial-introduction and a glossarial index embracing notes and illustrations by the Rev. Alexander B. Grosart. Printed for private circulation only. 100 copies only.
Provenance: Chatsworth House. We have other Renaissance authors with the same limitation and provenance. Vol I: Memorial-Introduction I - Biographical; I. Inedited Introductory Poems, 1595 - 1623; II. Sonnets to Delia, 1592; III. The Complaint of Rosamunda, 1592; IV. A Letter from Octauia to Marcus Antonius, 1599; V. A Panegyrike Congratulatorie to James I, 1603; VI. A Funerall Poeme upon the Death of the Earle of Devonshire, 1606; VII. Certaine Epistles, 1601 – 3; VIII. Musophilus, or Defence of All Learning, 1603; IX. Occasional Poems, from Various Sources, 1593 – 1607 Vol II Verse: The Civile Wars Between the Two Houses of Lancaster and Yorke, 1595 – 1623 Vol III Verse: The Dramatic Works. Preliminary Note by George Saintsbury, Esq; I. Cleopatra; II. Philotas; III. The Vision of the Twelve Goddesses; IV. The Queenes Arcadia; V. Tethys Festivall; VI. Hymens Triumph Vol IV Prose: Memorial-Introduction II – Critical; I. Preface and Epistles before Paulus Iouius, 1595; II. A Defence of Ryme, 1607; III. The Collection of the History of England, 1612 – 1618; Epistles-Dedicatory: Certaine Advertisements to the Reader; Early History – Willim I – Henry II. Vol V Prose: I. The Collection of the History of England, 1612 – 1618, Richard I – Edward III; II. Certaine Notable Deuises both Militarie and Amorous; III. Glossarial-Index with Notes and Illustrations. In original publisher's pale blue-gray paper boards; some wear to board edges and spines. Top edges cut, other edges uncut; pages unopened. Inside, pages are clean and bright. Each volume: 27 x 22 cms. Other sets from the same publisher and with the same provenance are available. Provenance: The Dukes of Devonshire, Chatsworth House.
Author Samuel Daniel
Date 1885 - 1896
Binding In original publisher's pale blue-gray paper board
Publisher Hazell, Watson, and Viney, Limited, London and Aylesbury.
Condition Some wear to board edges and spines. Top edges cut, other edges uncut; pages unopened. Inside, pages are clean and bright.