The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite.

(Golden Cockerel Press.) LUCAS (F.L., translator)

The Homeric Hymn to Aphrodite.

A New Translation by F.L. Lucas, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, with Ten Engravings by Mark Severin.

Description: 693/650 COPIES (of an overall edition of 750 copies), title printed in black and red, 13 wood-engravings including frontispiece, parallel English and Greek texts, one page with neatly mended tear, a few pages very faintly toned, pp. 36, small folio, original quarter white parchment, with fern-green buckram boards, spine lettered in gilt, Aphrodite design by Severin gilt blocked on front cover, a few faint marks, very good

Publication Details: The Golden Cockerel Press, 1948

Notes: On viewing the final proofs at the end of December, 1947, Lucas writes: 'I am an impossible person about illustrations - but I don't find them too bad. And of course everything else is delightfully done.' (Cave & Mason, A History of The Golden Cockerel Press 1920-1960, 2002.)

Bibliography: (Cockalorum 177)

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Price: £175

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1948

Stock Number: 68317

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