SIXE IDILLIA:. Theocritus.
SIXE IDILLIA:
SIXE IDILLIA:

SIXE IDILLIA:

That is, sixe small, or petty poems, or aeglogues, chosen out of the right famous Sicilian poet Theocritus, and translated into English verse. [With decorations designed and cut on wood by Vivien Gribble. Bibliographical Note by S. Gaselee]. Pp. 60(last colophon), frontispiece plus numerous text decorations; narrow med. 4to; qr. khaki buckram, spine lettered in gilt, beige papered boards, upper board lettered and decorated in dark brown, purple & green, faintly soiled, edges a trifle rubbed, top fore-corners slightly bruised; uncut; free endpapers offset, a little light foxing; Duckworth, London, 1922. Edition limited to 380 copies (350 for sale), numbered and signed by the illustrator. *Loosely inserted on the publisher's letterhead (and signed on their behalf) is a carbon copied statement dated 1st January, 1923: 'Of this edition of "Sixe Idillia" copies numbered 1 to 10, and 31 to 45 were hand coloured by the artist.' In this copy (number 34), the frontispiece is the only coloured illustration.. Item #135927

Price: $350.00