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Creator:
Lucian, of Samosata, author
Title(s):

The true historie of Lucian : the Samosatenian / translated from the Greeke into English by Francis Hickes, with an introduction by J.S. Phillimore M.A., L.L.D. ; together with the Greeke and decorated with wood engravings by Robert Gibbings.

Additional Title(s):

Trve historie of Lvcian

Vera historia. English.

Published/Created:
Waltham Saint Lawrence in Berkshire : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1927.
Physical Description:
[4], 43, [3] pages : illustrations ; 33 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA4231 .V47 1927+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"This book was printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press. Waltham Saint Lawrence in Berkshire and completed on the 10th day of November, 1927. The text of the Greek, set with the assistance of the Oxford University Press, is that of Jacobitz edition (1852). The English is taken from the first edition (1634) in the British museum. Compositors: F. Young and A.H. Gibbs. Pressman: A.C. Cooper. This edition is limited to 275 copies."--Colophon.
English translation surrounded by Greek text arranged as a border.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 53
BEIN GfL44 +pa894c: No. 188.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 83 of a limited edition of 275 copies. Bound in quarter niger and tan buckram by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Subject Terms:
Private press books -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence -- Specimens.
Voyages, Imaginary.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- Waltham Saint Lawrence.
Contributors:
Phillimore, John Swinnerton, 1873-1926, writer of introduction.
Hickes, Francis, 1566-1631, translator.
Gibbings, Robert, 1889-1958, engraver, printer.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.
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