Sir Philip Sidney: Astrophel and Stella (1591)


Sir Philip Sidney, Astrophel and Stella (1591)

This has become known as the illicit Newman edition, the first of many editions to reach the press.

Catalogue Number: 13

Type: Love

Publication:  Syr P.S. His Astrophel and Stella Wherein the excellence of sweete poesie is concluded. To the end of which are added, sundry other rare sonnets of diuers noble men and gentlemen. 80 p.

Year of publication: 1591

Sonnets numbered? No

Sonnets entitled? No

Introductory sonnets: No

Number of sonnets in sequence: 107

Lines per sonnet: 14

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