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ROLFE, Frederick, Baron Corvo.

The Songs of Meleager.

London: The Chiswick Press, [1937] Stock Code: 145607
£150.00
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First edition, first impression, a notably attractive copy. This edition is printed with the English translation alongside the original Greek text. From the library of Hardy Amies, with his neat bookplate to the front pastedown. Amies held the Royal Warrant as dressmaker for Queen Elizabeth II, who worked for her from her accession to the throne 1952 until his retirement in 1989.

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Description

Octavo. Original green cloth, titles to spine in gilt, decoration to boards in gilt, top edge gilt, others untrimmed.

Illustrations

Illustrated double-page title page. Greek motifs in the text.

Condition

Spine and board edges minimally toned, slight rubbing to spine ends and tips, faint mark to head of rear board, contents clean and bright; a near-fine copy.

Bibliography

Woolf B17.

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