Tasso, Torquato (1544-1595) Godfrey of Bulloigne, or The Recouerie of Ierusalem. Done into English Heroicall Verse, by Edward Fairefax Gent. London: by Ar[nold] Hatfield, for I[ohn] Iaggard and M[atthew] Lownes, 1600. First edition of the complete English translation, first state, the poem begins on B1 with the line, "The Sacred armies and the godly knight," with no cancel; small folio, title page printed within fine ornamental type border, bound in full navy blue calf by Zaehnsdorf, spine elaborately gilt, inner gilt dentelles, gilt ruling on boards, marbled endleaves, a.e.g., 10 1/8 x 7 in.
A4, B-Z6, Aa-Kk6, Ll4.
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