London, South Kensington
16 March 2006
APULEIUS, Lucius. De Cupidinis et Psyches amoribis fabula anilis. London: [Vale Press for] Hacon and Ricketts, 1901. Tall 8° or 4° (290 x 1295mm). First page of text with a large woodcut initial and enclosed on 3 sides by a wide foliate border, 5 large woodcut illustrations by Charles Ricketts. Original holland-backed boards, paper label on upper cover, unopened. Provenance: Barrett Kottler (presentation inscription from Bob Klotto on an endpaper). ONE OF 310 COPIES. Tomkinson p.170.
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