“THE MOST AMUSING ROMANCE EVER WRITTEN”
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.