Heroides; Translated by Marcel Prevost
Heroides; Translated by Marcel Prevost
Heroides; Translated by Marcel Prevost

Heroides; Translated by Marcel Prevost

Paris: Society Des Cent-Une, 1938. Derain, Andre. First edition thus. Hardcover. 311 pages. 30.5 x 24 cm. Limited edition, copy 77 of 101 Roman numbered copies on Verge de Maillol of a total edition of 135. This named copy for Madame Maurice Muret printed on limitation page. Preface by Marcel Prevost in French, text in Latin and French. 15 etchings hors texte by Andre Derain, and 30 ornaments engraved on wood by Pierre Bouchet, printed by Roger Lacouriere. Title page printed in red and black, chapter and page heading printed in red. Contains 15 elegiac letters addressed by women to absent husbands or lovers. all written in Ovid's most mature and assured manner. Orig. art vellum wrappers lettered in red. Fine in fine chemise in very good slipcase with some light darkening to spine. Item #21852

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