Some Sonnets from Laura in Death after the Italian of Francesco Petrarch. Edited with an Introduction by Robin Skelton. Dublin: Dolmen Press, 1971. Quarter cloth boards, monogram in gilt on front cover in dust jacket. Brown mark to d.j. which offsets to upper board of book along with light dust soiling, otherwise a nice clean copy.
Frontispiece portraits by Jack Coughlin. One of 775 copies printed.
Synge's translations from Petrarch (the 14th century Italian poet) is the first edition to include the Italian text and the first separate publication of all these translations. The Italian texts prepared for press by Helga Patrikios from the Carducci and Ferrari edition published by Sansoni, Florence.