SIXE IDYLLIA chosen out of the Sicilian Poet Theocritus



London & New York: Clover Hill Editions & Chilmark Press, 1971.

Translated into English Verse. Introduction by Douglas Cleverdon. Number xxxii of 135 copies signed by the artist. Two volumes with 8 intaglio etchings by Anthony Gross – 7 full page. Designed and printed by Will and Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions Press. Set in Hermann Zapf’s Palatino types and printed on paper made by J. Barcham Green. Folio. 13.5 x 9.75 ins. xviii, 55 pp. Bound by the Wigmore Bindery in quarter brown morocco with buff coloured paper covered boards. Gilt spine titling between five raised bands and gilt device by the artist on upper cover. T.E.G., others uncut. Accompanied by a portfolio of the 8 etchings signed by the artist and printed on hand-made wove paper. Both volumes housed in the original morocco edged marbled paper covered slipcase, Sixth of the Clover Hill Editions of the Chilmark Press. A fine set.

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