The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe; Translated from the Greek of Achilles Tatius by William Burton. Reprinted for the first time from a copy now unique printed by Thomas Creede in 1597


Published by Shakespeare Head Press for Bernard Guilbert Guerney, New York, 1923
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Folio. Title printed in red-and-black. Original linen-backed boards, printed paper title label on cover, printed label on spine. Provenance: Ronald Thomas (bookplate). Based on Thomas Creede's 1597 printing of the first English translation, edited by Stephen Gaselee and H.F.B. Brett-Smith. Printed on Batchelor's Kelmscott handmade paper. 2 leaves with neat ink marginalia by a reader, spine lightly toned, bump to rear upper board edge Limited edition, number 403 of 498 copies. Bookseller Inventory # 400341

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Title: The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe; ...

Publisher: Shakespeare Head Press for Bernard Guilbert Guerney, New York

Publication Date: 1923

Binding: Hardcover

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