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Creator:
Caesar, Julius, author.
Title:
Julius Caesar's Commentaries : a modern rendering / by Somerset De Chair ; engravings by Clifford Webb.
Alternate Title(s):
De bello Gallico. English
Published/Created:
London : The Golden Cockerel Press, 1951.
Physical Description:
311, [1] pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
PA6235 .A2 1951+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Title vignette.
Head pieces.
Maps on front and end paste-downs. Printed by Edward Stanford Ltd.
"Designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Golden Cockerel Press, London. Composition and presswork by R. & R. Clark, Ltd., Edinburgh. The edition is limited to 320 numbered copies printed in Baskerville type on Arnold's mould-made paper. Nos. 1-70 are specially bound."--Page [4].
BEIN 2006 +382: No. 151. Bookplate, call no. label, and charge slip removed.
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 55 of 320, signed by the editor and engraver. Bound in gilt-stamped red morocco by Sangorski & Sutcliffe.
Subject Terms:
De Chair, Somerset -- Autograph.
Gaul -- History -- 58 B.C.-511 A.D.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Rome -- History -- Republic, 265-30 B.C.
Webb, Clifford -- Autograph.
Form/Genre:
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Wood engravings -- 1951.
Contributors:
De Chair, Somerset Struben, 1911- editor.
Edward Stanford Ltd., printer.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
R. & R. Clark (Firm), printer.
Sandford, Christopher, book designer.
Sangorski & Sutcliffe, binder.
Webb, Clifford, 1895- engraver.
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