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Historia Apollonii Tyri. Line-engarving by Mark Severin
London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1956. Engraved frontispiece with engraved vignette on the title page, 68p, illustrations. In an edition of 300 copies, with 75 copies specially bound and and accompanied by an extra set of engravings, with one not in the book, this is copy 189/225 of the regular copies. Quarter brown morocco and brown cloth covers with an illustration by Severin in gilt on the front cover; tile in gilt on the spine; top edge gilt. Bookplate on front cover pastedown; very small chip in spine leather, slightly faded; minor wear to edges; slight toning of paper edges. In very good condition.
Item #17470
Price: $250.00
Euphormio's Satyricon - Euphormionis Satyricon - Translated from Latin into English for the first time from the 1605 edition by Paul Turner. Ten wood engravings by Derrick Harris.
London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1954. Engraved frontispiece bordered in red with engraved vignette on the title page which is also bordered in red, 158p, illustrations. 29cm. In an edition of 260 copies, with 60 specially bound in morocco, this is copy 199/200 of the regular copies. Red cloth back with titling in gilt on the spine and paper covered boards with an illustration in red on the front cover. Bookplate on the front cover pastedown; covers somewhat darkened around the edges; slightly bowed; one corner bumped; still, in very good condition.
Item #17472
Price: $250.00
Gilgamesh King of Erech. With twelve engravings by Dorothea Braby.
London: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1948. Illustrated title page in black and gilt, 63p, illustrations. 26cm. In an edition of 500 copies, with 60 copies specially bound, this is copy 70/440 regular copies. Yellow cloth back and red and white patterned cloth covers using the title page illustration; tile in gilt on the spine; top edge gilt. Bookplate on front cover paste down, spine very slightly darkened. In very good condition.
Item #17468
Price: $125.00