The Princess of Cleves old book cover, please help identify

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That would be Garamond Italic and small caps:
http://www.myfonts.com/fonts/linotype/adobe-garamond/

Given that the book was designed by Alvin Lustig for the New Directions: New Classics series sometime in the late 40s/early 50s, the original was most like Stempel Garamond.