Lot 43: (GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS.) Ovid. The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidius Naso.
December 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: (GOLDEN COCKEREL PRESS.) Ovid. The Metamorphoses of Publius Ovidius Naso. 11 illustrations by J. Yunge Bateman with additional suite of plates loose as issued. Folio, brown morocco with gilt-pictorial burgundy calf insets on covers, faintly but unevenly faded; suite in separate red cloth sleeve that matches slipcase. number 16 of 75 specially bound copies with the additional suite of plates, including 3 plates not printed in the book. From a total edition of 200. Cock-a-Hoop 209 London, 1958