Book of Verses The Oxford Book of Sixteenth Century Verse chosen by E.K. Chambers Used Books for Readers Gifts Poetry Anthology Poems

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This is a very good hardcover with dust jacket. 1970 Oxford Clarendon Press. This copy is clean inside and out. NOTE: there are 2-5 pages seen that have underlined sentence in pencil and/or small note in margin. Majority of book is mark free and you can see photo for example of annotated page in pencil marks. The binding is tight and straight. There is no tanning of pages or foxing. Navy blue hardcover boards with gold lettering under dust jacket are also very good with only a hint of wear. The dust jacket is very good given age but is showing some light shelf wear mostly at corners/edges. Crown octavo book size or 5" x 8" with 9-5 pages including index.

The Oxford Book of 16th Century Verse is an anthology of verse selected and compiled by E.K. Chambers. All the selections include verse from the 16th century and the book contains an index of first lines at the end along with notes and index of authors. Verse from Shakespeare, Tuberville, Nashe, Earl of Dorset, Bolton, Brooke and more are found in the pages. Originally published in 1932, this edition is 1970 edition with corrections.

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