Some Greek Love-Poems

Limited edition, with three colour decorations by Vera Willoughby


J M Edmonds


Peter Davies, London, 1929
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Printing Details

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 [1].

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.

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