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 472 of 400 (500) standard copies bound in maroon and yellow buckram, gilt extra. Illustrated with eleven line engravings in copper by John Buckland wright. Boards blocked with gilt nudes, spine gilt, gold top. Spine slightly faded. A very good copy indeed.
'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)