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Private Press, Illustrated Books and Modern First Editions

Wednesday 30th January 2019: 10:30am GMT

Longus

Estimate: £600 - 800

Hammer Price: £600

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Ashendene Press.- [Longus.] Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe, translated by J.Amyot, edited by Paul-Louis Courier, one of 290 copies on paper, printed in red and black, initials and decorations supplied by hand in blue by Graily Hewitt and his assistants, wood-engraved illustrations by Gwen Raverat, some full-page, original vellum-backed pictorial turquoise boards, gilt, spine gilt, vellum tips, uncut, board slip-case (a little rubbed), [Hornby 39], 4to, Ashendene Press, 1933.

Full Lot Details

Ashendene Press.- [Longus.] Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe, translated by J.Amyot, edited by Paul-Louis Courier, one of 290 copies on paper, printed in red and black, initials and decorations supplied by hand in blue by Graily Hewitt and his assistants, wood-engraved illustrations by Gwen Raverat, some full-page, original vellum-backed pictorial turquoise boards, gilt, spine gilt, vellum tips, uncut, board slip-case (a little rubbed), [Hornby 39], 4to, Ashendene Press, 1933.