The Vision of Piers the Plowman: An English Poem of the Fourteenth Century.
Warren, Kate M. William Langland (Lanley).
New York: Longmans, Green & Co., 1913(?). Very good duodecimo hardcover in blue binding without dust jacket. Wear and rubbing to the edges of the boards (mainly on the head and heel of the spine and the corners of the panels) with bumping to the head and heel of the spine. Some scuffing to the covers with browning along the edges and spine. Pages are lightly browned. Endpapers are browned. Name of the previous owner on the front pastedown endpaper. 168 pages with footnotes and 4 appendices (1. the most important of the longer passages added to Piers the Plowman in the C-text, 2. specimens of the original text from the B-version [about 1377], 3. outline of the controversy, 4. a note on books). A translation into Modern English of this classic Middle English allegorical poem on the poet's dream efforts, aided by Piers the Plowman, to reach the tower of Truth. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 12818)