(Camoes, Luiz Vaz De). Bacon, Leonard, translator THE LUSIADS OF LUIZ DE CAMOES
New York: The Hispanic Society of America, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Bookplate to the front pastedown, hairline crack to the inner rear hinge, crack to the inner front hinge--still sound, about very good in green cloth with gilt titles to the spine; in a shelfworn, mildly stained, soiled, torn and edge-nicked dust jacket.
Bacon's objective was to bring "vestiges of the original splendor" with his translation of this grand narrative poem. Mr. Bacon has completed his work with detailed annotations, notes, an explanatory introduction and a preface. 435 pages.