Les Amours Pastorales De Daphnis Et Chloe; Traduction de Messire J. Amyot editee et corrigee par Paul-Louis Courier. ASHENDENE PRESS, Longus.

Les Amours Pastorales De Daphnis Et Chloe; Traduction de Messire J. Amyot editee et corrigee par Paul-Louis Courier

Chelsea: Ashendene Press, 1933. First edition thus. Hardcover. 163 pages. 25.5 x 18.5 cm. One of 290 unnumbered copies, of which 250 for sale. Printed in red and black in Ptolemy type. Initials hand-colored in blue by Graily Hewitt, wood-engravings throughout by Gwen Raverat. HORNBY XXXIX. This edition was initially printed in 1931, the ink used was very slow to dry, the sheets packed before the ink dried. When discovered at the binder Hornsby decided to destroy the entire edition. Fresh, very bright copy. Orig. vellum-backed green boards, gilt device front cover. Fine in slipcase rubbed at edges. Item #20224

Price: $2,600.00

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