The Passion of Christ by CAMÕES, Luis de

The Passion of Christ by CAMÕES, Luis de < >

The Passion of Christ Two elegies reprinted to commemorate the fourth centenary of his birth by Edgar Prestage

Edition: First Edition

Watford: Edgar Prestage: 1924. Cream paper covers with black and red titles to the front cover. Sewn binding. Yapped edges. The Foreword is written in English, the Elegies in Portuguese. Prestage was the Camões Professor of Portuguese at the University of London. As he stated in the foreword: "The two elegies here reprinted have been selected to show him as a Catholic poet." He goes on to claim that Camões vision of the crucifixion "produces a picture of rare beauty." Camões (1524-80) was a Portuguese poet, primarily known for "The Lusiads". A limited edition of 250 copies (not numbered). 32pp.

Condition: A very nice copy of this work. The cream covers have a touch of handling only, with no significant markings. Very faint foxing to the rear panel. Internally clean and tidy throughout with the lightest of foxing.

Book ID: 1248
Category: Roman Catholic
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