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Title:
Pervigilium Veneris = the vigil of Venus / translation by F.L. Lucas ; engravings by John Buckland-Wright.
Alternate Title(s):
Vigil of Venus
Pervigilium Veneris. English & Latin.
Published/Created:
[London] : The Golden Cockerel Press, Rolls Passage, 1939.
Physical Description:
27, [1] pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA6557 .P47 1939+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title across facing pages.
Parallel Latin and English texts.
"Privately printed in Great Britain for subscribers only, at the Golden Cockerel Press, in 14pt. Golden Cockerel type, on Batchelor hand-made paper, and finished on the 31st day of August, 1939. Compositor, A.H. Gibbs. Pressman, H. Barker. The edition is limited to 100 numbered copies."--Verso of title page.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 141
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 7 of 100. Bound in original yellow full morocco, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Subject Terms:
English poetry -- 20th century -- Translations from Latin.
Latin poetry -- Translations into English.
Latin poetry.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Aquatints -- 1939.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Contributors:
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Lucas, F. L. (Frank Laurence), 1894-1967, translator.
Buckland Wright, John, 1897-1954, engraver.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.
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