Ashendene Press - Longus. Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe.

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Longus. Les Amours Pastorales de Daphnis et Chloe. Traduction de Messire J. Amyot, editee et corigee par Paul-Louis Courier. [With wood-engravings by Gwendolen Raverat.] Crown 4to, 26cm, pp.4 + iv + 164 (including colophon), The Ashendene Press, Chelsea, 1933.

One of 290 copies set in 'Ptolemy' type and printed with marginal notes in red on Batchelor handmade paper. Initials filled in by hand by Graily Hewitt and his assistants. 4 full-page and 22 other wood-engraved illustrations by Gwendolen Raverat. Viridian green paper-covered sides gilt-blocked on the upper board, vellum spine lettered in gilt with tips. Lacks slipcase, but otherwise a fine copy in a green cloth-covered box, titled in gilt up and across the spine.

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