VERGIL’S GEORGICS

£125.00

The Georgics of Vergil

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London: George W, Jones at the sign of the dolphin, 1931.

Translated by R.D. Blackmore. Introduction by E.S. Conway. Woodcut illustrations by Edward Carrick. One of 500(507) copies printed in 18 pt. Linotype Estienne, designed by Jones, on specially made paper. 11.25 X 7.75 ins. xxviii, 132 pp. Quarter white vellum with grey paper covered boards blocked in gold with a large letter V. Gilt spine titling. T.E.G. Published on the 2000th anniversary of Vergil’s birth and illustrated with a title page vignette and 4 full page wood engravings by Edward Carrick, Edward Gordon Craig’s son. A fine copy in the rarely seen dust-jacket with title on spine. Small piece at head of the spine missing.

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