Golden Cockerel Press - Longus. Daphnis & Chloe. A Most Sweet and Pleasant Pastorall Romance.

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Longus. Daphnis & Chloe. A Most Sweet and Pleasant Pastorall Romance for Young Ladies translated out of the Greek by Geo: Thornley, Gent. Crown 4to, pp.108 + colophon + 5 inserted plates, Waltham St. Lawrence, Golden Cockerel Press, May 1930.

One of a second issue of 97 (450) copies with 5 full-page engravings on copper by J.E. Laboureur, specially bound. Printed from Caslon Old Face in green and black on Van Gelder handmade paper. Full maize bickram, blocked with a gilt cockerel on the upper board, gilt spine titling, gold top, others uncut. Spine slightly darkened. A very good copy indeed.

First published in November 1923, this illustrated edition of 97 copies, was made up from the unsold sheets. (Chanticleer 17)

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