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The Æneid

Title

The Æneid
Translated by John Dryden, with Mr. Dryden's introduction. Illustrated by Carlotta Petrina.

Creator

Virgil

Description

"The penultimate volume, in this Fifteenth Series of the fine books made for the members of this Club ... The illustrations are drawings ... printed by photogravure in two impressions. The edition has been designed by R. [Robert] L. Dothard and printed by him ... The text is printed in Original Old Style type. The shoulder-heads and initials and printed in vermilion ink. The paper is made completely of rags, a white sheet especially fabricated by the Worthy Paper Company. The binding is of boards covered with a matelassé brocade, the title being stamped in gold. Each copy is encased in a 'Cantelmo box' covered with a maroon cloth"--Publisher's announcement.
"Made ... by E.L. Hildreth & Company in Brattleboro, Vermont. The illustrations have been drawn by Carlotta Petrina and printed by The Photogravure & Color Co. in New York"--Colophon.
No. 289 of a limited ed. of 1100 copies
Signed by the illustrator
Gift of Loryn Romadka
From the collection of Austin Fredric Lutter, with his bookplate

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

New York, The Limited Editions Club

Date

1944

Contributor

John Dryden
Carlotta Petrina
R.L. Dothard

Rights

It is the responsibility of the researcher to seek permission from the copyright holder to reproduce for publication.

Format

lxviii, 397 p., [11] leaves of plates : ill.
31 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(SPL) PA6807.A5 D7 1944

Files

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Citation

Virgil, “The Æneid,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 17, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/85.