NY: Clarke & Way, 1951. 6 x9. (64) pages. Full navy morocco, upper cover gilt with design by Bruce Rogers, top edge gilt. Slight wear to spine, & one tip, very good in marbled board slipcase. With prospectus for the regular edition. Item #12421
One of 100 DELUXE copies SIGNED by Rogers. Printed on dampened English handmade paper with decorations in 14 colors. Decorated with Trafton calendar cuts and with 15 ornaments designed by BR. The only book for which Rogers himself handset the Caslon type; and the first book from the Thistle Press. "The choice of Greek figures to illustrate a bit of XVII century English literature is of course an anachronism, but as we are the heirs of all the ages...I do not feel it necessary to apologize for the anomaly."