Some Greek Love-Poems
Limited edition, with three colour decorations by Vera Willoughby
First edition, limited to 400 copies (this copy unnumbered). Hardback, printed on Batchelor's hand-made paper and with a new cut of J van Krimpen's Antigone type on sixteen point. Bound in the original blue cloth with bevelled edges and gilt titling to spine and upper board. Top edge gilt. 30 × 22.5cm, 43pp + 47(a)pp .
A lovely collection of Greek love poetry including Sappho, Ibycus, Theocritus, Anacreon etc. The first half of the book (pp1–43) is in the original Greek, the second half (1a-47a) is the translated work. Illustrated with three small decorations in colour by Vera Willoughby.
A good copy. The blue cloth is faded to the spine and foxed but the boards are in good order. The pages are untrimmed but clean and the binding is secure.Sold