VOLK, Kurt H. De PISAN, Christine. ~ L'Oroyson Nostre Dame. Prayer to Our Lady.
New York Kurt H. Volk 1953
The first English translation of this 15th century religious poem by Medieval woman of letters, Christine de Pisan. Translated by Margaret Marks and Jean Misrahi, who also wrote the foreword. Text in French and English. Typography and design by Kurt Volk. Pp. 24. Oblong Folio, original red cloth, lettering and decorations in gilt to upper cover and spine, housed in the original red slipcase. Slight fading to spine, a touch of rubbing to slipcase, otherwise a good copy.
The French text is from the ‘Poetic Works of Christine De Pisan’, originally published by Maurice Roy in Paris, 1896.
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