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Creator:
Xenophon, of Ephesus, author.
Title(s):

The Ephesian story / by Xenophon of Ephesus ; translated from the Greek by Paul Turner ; with illustrations by Eric Fraser.

Additional Title(s):

Ephesiaca. English

Published/Created:
London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1957.
Physical Description:
61, [1] pages, [3] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA4500.X46 E5 1957
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Translation of: Ta kata Anthian kai Habrokomēn Ephesiaka, commonly called the Ephesiaca.
Three of the illustrations are included in the pagination.
"Designed, produced and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London. The composition in Bembo type, the presswork on Saunders' mould-made paper, and the collotyping of Eric Fraser's paintings on linoleum have been done at the Chiswick Press. The bindings are by Mansell's. The edition is limited to 300 copies. Nos. 1-75 are specially bound and accompanined by an extra set of the pictures with one not in the book."--Colophon.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 41 of 300 copies, with the extra set of collotypes. Bound in green full morocco with gilt-stamped illulstrations on front and back covers. In cloth slipcase with extra set of plates in accompanying folder.
Subject Terms:
Love stories, Greek.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Romance fiction, Greek -- Translations into English.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Translations.
Contributors:
Chiswick Press, printer.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Fraser, Eric, 1902-1983, illustrator.
Sandford, Christopher, printer.
Turner, Paul, 1917-, translator.
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