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Title:
The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite / a new translation by F.L. Lucas, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge ; with ten engravings by Mark Severin.
Alternate Title(s):
Hymn to Aphrodite. English
Published/Created:
London : Printed in Great Britain at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1948.
Physical Description:
35, [1] pages : illustrations ; 32 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA4023.H96 H66 1948+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
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.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Wood engravings -- 1948.
Contributors:
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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