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Theocritus: The Idylls. 1906
Theocritus: The Idylls. 1906
Theocritus: The Idylls. 1906
Theocritus: The Idylls. 1906

Theocritus; Calverley, Charles Stuart (transl.)

[The Idylls of] Theocritus. Translated into English Verse.

Houghton Mifflin and Company, Boston, 1906

CHF 90.–

A beautifully made edition of ‘Theocritus’, exemplary designed by the distinguished American book designer Bruce Rogers. The ‘Idylls’ are accompanied by wood-engravings by M. Lamont Brown, some after drawings by Bruce Rogers and some after antique gems and seals. Limited to 330 copies of which this is No. 99.

Description: Decorated brown paper covered boards. Octavo: 25 × 16 cm; pp. 172, [2]. Printed from ‘Brimmer Italic’ (today better known as ‘Bell’ type) on hand-made paper at the Riverside Press. Edges uncut, pages partly unopened.

Ref.: Kelly 32; Warde 69

Condition: Boards showing very minor abrasions and marks of usage, internally near fine with just light age yellowing, binding is tight.

A very attractive well illustrated and nicely bound edition of this classic.

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