The sonnets of Louise Labé, 1555. Louise Labé.

The sonnets of Louise Labé, 1555

Burlington: Le Trou du Lézard, 2004. 32p., 4.5x6 inches, bilingual text in original French and English translations, very good wraps with printed paper label; presswork in blue and black ink and capitals are rubricated by hand. Privately printed by Herbert McArthur with his prose translations. The 1947 edition of the sonnets is Grier C**.

The 16th-century poet was known for her intellect, her circle and her military mien, having evidently dressed as a man, enlisted and fought in the Dauphin's army.

Cat.No: 86876

Price: $50.00