TASSO, Torquato. Godfrey Of Boulogne: or The Recoverie Of Jerusalem. Done into English Heroicall verse, by Edward Fairefax, London: John Bill, 1624, 2°, second edition, with "The Genius of Godfrey to Prince Charles" leaf, engraved portrait frontispiece by William Pass, title within elaborate woodcut border, alternative rendering of first stanza pasted onto B1 (outer margin of title shaved with slight loss to border, M6 with neatly repaired tear), fine early-19th-century red straight-grained morocco, elborately tooled in gilt and blind, small gilt armorial of EARL SPENCER centrally-placed on covers, g.e., by [?] Kalthoeber (extremities slightly scuffed). [STC 23699; Langland to Wither 97]
Bound for George John Spencer, 2nd Earl Spencer.