OFFICINA BODONI

£135.00

The Georgics

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New York: Limited Editions Club, 1952.

By Virgil. John Dryden’s translation with wood engravings by Bruno Bramanti. Introduction by George F. Whicher. Number 891 of 1500 copies designed by Giovanni Mardersteig and printed on soft all-rag paper at the Officina Bodoni, Verona. Signed on the Colophon by Mardersteig and Bramanti. 12.25 X 9 ins. xvi, 154 pp. Quarter green buckram with special Varese hand-printed decorated pattern paper covered boards. Gilt title on spine. Title page, Colophon and 20 wood engravings by Bruno Bramanti, 4 full page. A lovely book and a fine copy in dust-jacket with lightly darkened spine. Baize-lined slipcase.

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