Sonnets from the Portuguese. With an Introduction by Louis Untermeyer and With Decorations for this Edition by Valenti Angelo.
New York, The Heritage Press, 1948. 24 cm x 31.5 cm. 44 pages. Original Hardcover with slipcase. Excellent condition of the Volume itself with stronger signs of external wear to the slipcase.
Includes 44 sonnets. Examples of the first lines of these sonnets includes:– I thought once how Theocritus had sung, Thou hast thy calling to some palace-floor, I lift my heart up solemnly, And therefore if to love can be desert, I never gave a lock of hair away, Let the world’s sharpness like a clasping knife, and My future will not copy fair my past. Each sonnet is illustrated with a coloured decorative capital letter detail.