London: Oxford University Press, . Hardcover. Edited by J.C. Smith and E. De Selincourt. Introduction by E. De Selincourt. 12mo. Blue cloth with gilt spine lettering,pictorial price-clipped dust jacket. lxvii, 736pp. Near fine/near fine. Small front pastedown ownership signature of literature professor and critic John D. Soley (1935-2016), whose graduate thesis was "John Milton's Idea of the 'Right Poet'." Item #46159
Outstanding later printing of this volume in the "Oxford Standard Authors" series, first published in this format in 1912 and oft reprinted. Title pages and some of the original woodblock illustrations reproduced. A handy, thick compilation that opens with "The Faerie Queene" and also includes "The Shepheardes Caldnear," Astrophell," "Amoretti and Epithalamion," "Fowre Hymnes" and more.