This is a 1999 Dover Pictorial Archive Series edition of Walter Crane Illustrations and Ornamentation from The Faerie Queene, edited by Carol Belanger Grafton (ISBN: 0486402746). This anthology's neo-medieval style illustrations and decorations were created by Walter Crane in the 1890's to illustrate a limited edition of The Faerie Queene, Edmund Spencer's sixteenth-century allegorical epic poem. A tribute to Queen Elizabeth I, the poem celebrates holiness, temperance, chastity, friendship and other virtues in verse tales of knightly adventure, courtly love, and acts of gallantry. This 11.25" high by 8.5" wide soft cover book contains 137 pages of black and white illustrations, including striking images of gallant knights in armor, demure maidens, fearsom dragons, unicorns, and angels, and decorations, including headpieces, tailpieces, decorative initials, and exquisite typography. A note by Dover indicates that the artist may use up to ten images per project without special permission. This copy of Walter Crane Illustrations and Ornamentation from The Faerie Queene is in Like New condition.