Torrent of Portugal: An English Metrical Romance. Now First Published from an Unique Manuscript of the Fifteenth Century, Preserved in the Chetham Library at Manchester

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James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
J.R. Smith, 1842 - 120 pages

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