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Creator:
Ovid, 43 B.C.-17 A.D. or 18 A.D.
Title(s):

Metamorphoses / Ovid ; translated by Mary M. Innes ; illustrations by Richard Shirley Smith.

Additional Title(s):

Metamorphoses. English

Published/Created:
London : Folio Society, 1995.
Physical Description:
xxix, 350 p., [8] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
MSS 17 Moss no. 130
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Roger W. Moss
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Copyright Status:
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Related Content:
View finding aid for the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith
Classification:
Books
Notes:
" Eight leaves of color reproductions of paintings by Shirley Smith (facing pp. 32, 49, 97, 112, 225, 240, 288 and 305). In addition to the plates there are thirteen tail-pieces (one used twice) and the title-page design, which incorporates the main title and imprint in a pastiche of a classical monumental inscription. Typeset in 13-point Baskerville with Fry's Baskerville for display. Typeset by Gloucester Typesetting Services, printed and bound by The Bath Press on Hamilton Wove and Mohawk Superfine paper and bound by them in quarter leatherette with pale grey cloth sides over-printed in dark green with a drawing by Shirley Smith, after Bernini. Gray slip case."--Moss.
Moss, R.W. Richard Shirley Smith, 130
Includes index.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in quarter leatherette with pale grey cloth sides over-printed in dark green with a drawing by Shirley Smith, after Bernini. Lacks gray slip case. Laid in is the publisher's color prospectus (4 p.) for the present work.
BAC: From the Roger W. Moss Collection of manuscript, original art and printed material by and about Richard Shirley Smith.
Subject Terms:
Folio Society -- Publisher.
Metamorphosis -- Mythology -- Poetry.
Mythology, Classical -- Poetry.
Form/Genre:
Wood engravings -- 1995.
Prospectuses.
Contributors:
Innes, Mary M.
Shirley Smith, Richard, ill.
Moss, Roger W., 1940- former owner.
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