1655 ELZEVIR EDITION OF JOHN BARCLAY’S ARGENIS, COPY BELONGING TO EDWIN WOLF II
BARCLAY, John. Argenis. London, 1636.
First illustrated English edition of “the most amusing romance ever written” (Cowper), with engraved allegorical title page, engraved portrait of Barclay, and 23 full-page copper-engraved illustrations by Leonard Gaultier and Claude Mellan. Handsomely bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. $1250.