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The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite / a new translation by F.L. Lucas, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge ; with ten engravings by Mark Severin.

Additional Title(s):

Hymn to Aphrodite. English

London : Printed in Great Britain at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1948.
Physical Description:
35, [1] pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA4023.H96 H66 1948+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
Text in English and Greek.
"Designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London, in Poliphilus Roman and New Hellenic Greek types on Arnold's mould-made paper. Composition and presswork under the supervision of F.J. Newbery at the Chiswick Press. Compositors: A.G. Douglas and A.W. Dick. Pressman: J. Bierman. The printing was completed on the twenty-second day of April, 1948. The edition is limited to 750 copies. Nos. 1-100 have been specially bound."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 177
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 25 of 750; signed by F.L. Lucas. One of 100 copies specially bound in gilt-stamped red morocco, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Subject Terms:
Aeneas (Legendary character) -- Poetry.
Aphrodite (Greek deity) -- In literature.
Aphrodite (Greek Deity) -- Poetry.
Aphrodite (Greek deity) -- Poetry.
Hymn to Aphrodite.
Hymns, Greek (Classical) -- Translations into English.
Lucas, F.L. -- Autograph.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Wood engravings -- 1948.
Lucas, F. L. (Frank Laurence), 1894-1967, translator.
Sandford, Christopher, designer.
Severin, Mark F., engraver.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Chiswick Press, printer.
Newbery, Francis J., printer.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.

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