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The Iliad of Homer

"The twelfth and last book in the second series issued to the members of this Club ... in the metric translation of Alexander Pope ... The book is designed, as a companion volume to the Club's edition of The Odyssey, by J. Van Krimpen and printed…

The Odyssey of Homer

"The tenth volume in the Forty-fifth Series of fine books made for the members of The Limited Editions Club ... The illustrations are wood engravings ... twenty-four full-page and one vignette ... text composition, in thirteen-point Van Dijck... The…


"The twelfth and final in this Sixth Series of books issued to the members of the Club ... The edition is illustrated by ... Henri Matisse; there are twenty drawings, made as studies for the etchings, and the six etchings printed by hand. ... The…

Ovid's Metamorphoses, in Fifteen Books

"The eleventh, in this Twenty-sixth Series of the fine books made for the members of this Club ... fifteen etchings to serve as half-titles to the fifteen books ... The type for the text is the twelve-point of Centaur, and the marginalia are set in…

The Art of Love

Translation of Ars Amatoria

The Comedies, Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare

"Designed by Bruce Rogers and printed at the Press of A. Colish."--Colophon ; Edited by Herbert Farjeon from the text of the first folio and quarto editions

The Faerie Queene, Disposed into Twelve Bookes Fashioning XII Morall Vertues

"The second, in this Twenty-second Series of the fine books made for the members of this Club ... typographic plans ... [of] John Austen... The composition, the printing and the binding were done under the supervision of Charles Batey ... The type is…

Uncle Tom's Cabin; or, Life Among the Lowly

"The second in the Ninth Series of books issued to the members of this Club ... illustrated with sixteen lithographs ... It is designed by John S. Fass and printed by him ... The type used is linotype De Vinne (for the first time in one of our books)…

The Æneid

"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…

The Georgics

"The binding is of Italian buckram, green, with the title stamped in gold leaf on a brown label; and with the sides covered with a hand-made and hand-printed brown-and-green Varese paper. Each copy is placed in a stout brown-and-green slip-case." ;…