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The Art of Love

Title

The Art of Love
[by] Ovid. Translated by B. P. Moore. Illustrated by Eric Fraser.

Creator

Ovid

Description

Translation of Ars Amatoria
"The sixth, in the Thirty-ninth Series of fine books made for the members of this Club ... ten two-color full-page and twenty black-and-white part-page illustrations, all in pen and ink ... For the text he [Robert L. Dothard] chose Poliphilus type in the thirteen-point size... with italics in Blado ... The paper, and oyster-white mould-made stock, was specially produced for this edition at the Arches mill in France ... The binding is of full imported natural vellum over heavy beveled boards, with the title and decorations stamped in pure gold leaf"--Publisher's announcement.
"Designed by Robert L. Dothard ... printed ... at the press of A. Colish ... The illustrations have been drawn by Eric Fraser"--Colophon.
No. 289 of a limited ed. Of 1500 copies
Signed by the artist
Gift of Loryn Romadka
From the collection of Austin Fredric Lutter, with his bookplate

Source

UW-Milwaukee Libraries Special Collections

Publisher

[Mount Vernon, N.Y.] Printed for the members of the Limited Editions Club [by A. Colish]

Date

1971

Contributor

B.P. Moore
Eric Fraser
Robert L. Dothard

Rights

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

Format

xii, 117 p. illus. (part col.)
24 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(SPL) PA6522.A8 M6 1971

Files

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Citation

Ovid, “The Art of Love,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 17, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/96.