Golden Cockerel Press - Musaeus, the Grammarian. Hero and Leander.

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Hero and Leander. Translated from the Greek of Musaeus by F.L. Lucas. 8vo, 22cm, 48p, Designed, produced and published by Christopher Sandford, The Golden Cockerel Press, London, 1949.

Set in Perpetua Italic and printed on mould-made paper. Number 44 of 100 (500) signed copies in classic vellum with one extra engraving. Illustrated with eleven line engravings in copper. Boards blocked with gilt nudes, spine gilt, gold top. Cloth slipcase. A fine copy.

'John [Buckland Wright] used to laugh at the thought of what the worthy Dr Arnold would have said about this love-book translated and illustrated respectively by two old Rugby boys.' (Cockalorum 183)

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