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Hercule Chrestien

Ronsard, Pierre de

Published by [Windhover Press], 1972, 1972
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Translated by F. W. Bornhauser. Afterword by Oliver Steele. (Iowa City) Windhover Press, 1972. Small octavo, hardcover, cloth-backed boards. 40 pages, with parallel French and English text set in Bembo type, and printed letterpress on handmade Fabriano Book paper. Limited to 200 copies. A very fine copy. Berger #51. First published in 1556, Ronsard's poem comprises part of a long tradition dating back to Origen, in which the cult of Hercules becomes transformed by Christianity into an allegorical representation of Christ and his life. Bookseller Inventory # 3850

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Title: Hercule Chrestien

Publisher: [Windhover Press], 1972

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hardcover

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