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Lot 245: BURTON, William. The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe Translated from the Greek of Achilles Tatius by William Burton Preprinted for the first time by Thomas Creede in 1597. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1923. Folio. Title page lettered in black and red. Original quarter buckram with brown boards (lightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 394 COPIES PRINTED ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER,  OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 133. With: Ovyde Hys Booke of Metamorphose Books X-XV Translated by William Caxton Newly printed from the Manuscript in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1924. Folio (occasional light spotting). Original quarter buckram with cream and red dust jacket (slightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 375 COPIES ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 334. (2)

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November 30, 2016

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  • BURTON, William. The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe Translated from the Greek of Achilles Tatius by William Burton Preprinted for the first time by Thomas Creede in 1597. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1923. Folio. Title page lettered in black and red. Original quarter buckram with brown boards (lightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 394 COPIES PRINTED ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER,  OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 133. With: Ovyde Hys Booke of Metamorphose Books X-XV Translated by William Caxton Newly printed from the Manuscript in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1924. Folio (occasional light spotting). Original quarter buckram with cream and red dust jacket (slightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 375 COPIES ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 334. (2)
  • BURTON, William. The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe Translated from the Greek of Achilles Tatius by William Burton Preprinted for the first time by Thomas Creede in 1597. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1923. Folio. Title page lettered in black and red. Original quarter buckram with brown boards (lightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 394 COPIES PRINTED ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER,  OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 133. With: Ovyde Hys Booke of Metamorphose Books X-XV Translated by William Caxton Newly printed from the Manuscript in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1924. Folio (occasional light spotting). Original quarter buckram with cream and red dust jacket (slightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 375 COPIES ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 334. (2)
  • BURTON, William. The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe Translated from the Greek of Achilles Tatius by William Burton Preprinted for the first time by Thomas Creede in 1597. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1923. Folio. Title page lettered in black and red. Original quarter buckram with brown boards (lightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 394 COPIES PRINTED ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER,  OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 133. With: Ovyde Hys Booke of Metamorphose Books X-XV Translated by William Caxton Newly printed from the Manuscript in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1924. Folio (occasional light spotting). Original quarter buckram with cream and red dust jacket (slightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 375 COPIES ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 334. (2)
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Description: BURTON, William. The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe Translated from the Greek of Achilles Tatius by William Burton Preprinted for the first time by Thomas Creede in 1597. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1923. Folio. Title page lettered in black and red. Original quarter buckram with brown boards (lightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 394 COPIES PRINTED ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER,  OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 133. With: Ovyde Hys Booke of Metamorphose Books X-XV Translated by William Caxton Newly printed from the Manuscript in the Pepysian Library at Magdalene College, Cambridge. Oxford: Basil Blackwell/Shakespeare Head Press, 1924. Folio (occasional light spotting). Original quarter buckram with cream and red dust jacket (slightly soiled). LIMITED EDITION OF 375 COPIES ON BATCHELOR'S KELMSCOTT HAND-MADE PAPER, OF WHICH THIS COPY IS NUMBER 334. (2)

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