EUPHORMIO'S SATYRICON. John Barclay.
EUPHORMIO'S SATYRICON.
EUPHORMIO'S SATYRICON.

EUPHORMIO'S SATYRICON.

Translated from the Latin into English for the first time, from the 1605 edition, by Paul Turner. Ten wood engravings by Derrick Harris. Pp. [iv]+158, the frontispiece, title page and 7 plates all within decorative red borders, title page vignette, head & tailpiece decorations, cockerel, glossary; impl. 8vo; qr. crimson canvas, spine lettered in gilt, grey handmade papered boards, upper board decorated in red, the boards faintly soiled, fore-corners bruised; fore and bottom edges uncut; bookplate of David Levine, Sydney, on upper pastedown, scattered light foxing; The Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1954. One of 150 numbered copies thus bound (total edition 260). Cock-a-Hoop 196. *An early picaresque novel. John Barclay (1582-1621) was a French-born Scotsman. Although the book was reprinted in Latin twenty times within seventy years, and also translated into French, Dutch and German, this is the first edition in English. Item #162903

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