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Author: Longus; Traduction de Messire J. Amyot
Title: Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe
Price: 1175.00 including postage and packing within UK
Publishers: Ashendene Press Chelsea 1933
Hard cover in good + condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardback, vellum spine, paper covered papers with decorative device. [4], iv, 163pp, [1]pp. Complete with 29 striking woodcut illustrations by Gwen Raverat. One of 290 copies on paper, from an edition of 310 copies, printed in red and black, initials hand-coloured in blue by Graily Hewitt. Text in French. Armorial bookplate of William George Arthur Ormsby-Gore, 4th Baron Harlech on the front pastedown. A little wear to extremities, spine somewhat discoloured. Page edges just a little discoloured, and a slight but not unpleasant aroma of woodsmoke.
Book Reference: 13211


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