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 & Psyches, set out in the iiij, v, & the vi bookes / translated out of Latine into English by William Aldington.
- Additional Title(s):
Golden asse of Lucius Apuleius
Metamorphoses. English (Adlington). 1923
- Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire : The Golden Cockerel Press, mcmxxiij 
- Physical Description:
- , 5-250,  pages ; 27 cm
- Rare Books and ManuscriptsPA6209.M3 A35 1923Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon CollectionAccessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
Note: The Study Room is open to Yale ID holders by appointment. Please visit the Study Room page on our website for more details.
- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Information
- "With the exception of the running heads and some minor alterations, in which the edition of 1566 has been followed, this book is printed from the quarto of 1639. In that quarto, the running heads change directly from 'The fourth booke' to 'The sixth booke' on our page 116."--Page 
"Here end the xi bookes of the Golden asse. This edition of 450 copies for sale printed at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence, Berkshire, & finished on the xxiii day of August, mcmxxiij. Compositors: F. Young and A.H. Gibbs. Pressman: A.C. Cooper. Seen through the press by G.S. Taylor."--Colophon.
Printed in black and teal.
First leaf and last page are blank.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 15
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 18 of 450. Bound in beige quarter buckram with gray paper covered boards.
- Subject Terms:
- Apuleius. Metamorphoses -- Translations into English.Cupid and Psyche (Tale)Cupid and Psyche (Tale)Metamorphoses (Apuleius)Private press books -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence -- Specimens.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence.
YCBA Collections Search
If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.