PEARL: AN ENGLISH POEM OF THE FOURTEENTH CENTURY. Edited with a Modern Rendering by Israel Gollancz. London: Published by David Nutt, 1891. Octavo, printed boards, t.e.g., other edges untrimmed. First edition. Limited to 500 copies. An early scholarly edition of this anonymous Middle English poem by "The Pearl Poet." NCBEL I 549. Boards age-darkened and rubbed at spine ends, corner tips and along outer joints, most of the front free endpaper clipped away, but a tight, very good copy with clean interior. A fragile binding; most copies are in rough shape or rebound, this is a pretty nice copy. (#113031).