Memoirs of The Life and Writings of Sir Philip Sidney
Place Published: York
Publisher: Printed by Thomas Wilson and Son for J. Mawman, Poultry, and Pall-Mall
Date Published: 1809
Edition: Second edition
Book Id: 40315
400pp. Quarto [29 cm] 1/2 parchment vellum with recent and original paper over boards. Top edge trimmed; other edges deckled. Fair condition only. Large areas of the underlying boards are exposed on the covers. The majority of the text block is completely detached from the covers (the very preliminary pages are still attached). A large sheet of paper with a gift inscription from 1897, has been mounted to the front pastedown and half title page.
Sir Philip Sidney, Elizabethan courtier, statesman, soldier, and poet, wrote the heroic prose romance, the Arcadia.