THE XI BOOKES OF THE GOLDEN ASSE. Lucius Apuleius.
THE XI BOOKES OF THE GOLDEN ASSE.
THE XI BOOKES OF THE GOLDEN ASSE.
THE XI BOOKES OF THE GOLDEN ASSE.

THE XI BOOKES OF THE GOLDEN ASSE.

Containing the Metamorphosie of Lucius Apuleius, interlaced with sundry pleasant & delectable Tales. With an excellent Narration of the marriage of Cupid & Psyche, set out in the iiii. v. & the vi, Bookes. Translated out of Latine into English, by William Adlington. Pp. 250+[6](printer's note, colophon, gilt cockerel device, last blank), the title, headings and initials printed in green; cr. 4to; qr. natural linen with printed paper title label on spine, blue Michallet papered boards, slightly browned, fore-corners worn, spine slightly soiled and frayed, with piece chipped from foot; uncut; inked initials and bookseller's sticker on upper pastedown, tiny split to fore-edge of upper free endpapers, the free endpapers offset, scattered foxing; The Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, 1923. Edition limited to 450 numbered copies on Van Gelder paper. Chanticleer 15. *From the library of David Levine, Sydney, with his book label on upper pastedown. Previously from the collection of historian L. F. Fitzhardinge, with his pencilled ownership inscription on the upper free endpaper. Item #162892

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