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Author: Longus
Title: Daphnis & Chloe: A Most Sweet, and Pleasant Pastorall Romance for Young Ladies
Price: 575.00 including postage and packing within UK
Edition: Limited
Publishers: A. Zwemmer London 1937
Hard cover in very good condition no dust-wrapper.
Description: Hardback, full vellum. 20 x 13.5cm. [6], 211pp, [1]. Numerous woodcuts to the text. Number 73 of 250 copies. Printed on hand-made paper. Signed on the colophon by the artist Aristide Maillol. Spine now discoloured, slight wear only. Contents clean and unmarked. The text is that of Thornley's translation of 1657, revised and augmented. An edition in French of 500 copies was published by Gonin in the same year.
Book Reference: 14058


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