[MAY, Steven W, Ed.] Queen Elizabeth I. Selected Works. New York: Washington Square Press, 2004.
8vo. Publisher's brown cloth-backed brown boards; in the original pictorial dust-wrapper (not price-clipped); spine lettered in gilt; pp. [iv], v-xliv, [iii], 2-348, ; with four leaves of plates in black and white after portraits; very slight creasing at head and foot of spine of wrapper; gift inscription in ink to front fly-leaf; internally clean, a near-fine copy.
First edition, inscribed by the neurologist Oliver Sacks to his niece: "For another Elizabeth, with love and New Year wishes from Olly."
Edited by Steven W. May, a professor of English at Georgetown College, this anthology offers a broad selection of Queen Elizabeth I's works. Presented in the modern spelling, the texts are accompanied by extensive explanatory notes and introductory material, and offer an insight into her literary gifts.