"Troilus and Cressida - A Love Poem In Five Books", by Geoffrey Chaucer was translated by George Philip Krapp. This 1932 Literary Guild 1st edition was published in 1932 and contains wonderful wood engravings by Eric Gill.
The five chapters of this classic literary tale are as follows: The Temple Door Attack Surrender Charge and Countercharge The Betrayal
This vintage hard cover book has blue cloth boards with an ivory paper spine. "TC" is illustrated in gold on the cover. The book is 309 pages in length with a complete introduction by Mr Krapp. This classic literature book is in very good vintage condition. There is an "ex libris" label on the inside end-paper. The pages have some mild yellowing which adds to the vintage appeal of this book. The book is 309 pages in length and has untrimmed edges. The binding is tight. The book measures approximately 9 1/2 inches by 7 inches and will be shipped Media Mail unless otherwise requested.
A lovely classic literature, first edition book with wonderful illustrations throughout. Perfect as a gift for the new English major graduate or to add to your classical library.
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