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Lysistrata

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"The ninth in the present series ... There are forty pencil drawings by Picasso, and six Picasso etchings printed by hand, especially made to illustrate this book ... printed in black and sanguine ... The type is 18-point Caslon. The binding is of…

Ovid's Metamorphoses, in Fifteen Books

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"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 Æneid

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"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 Art of Love

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Translation of Ars Amatoria

The Birds

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"The eighth, in this Twenty-seventh Series of the fine books made for the members of this Club ... pen-and-ink drawings ... The paper is a special sheet made for this edition by the Curtis Paper Company ... The binding is adorned with decorated sides…

The Book of Psalms, from the Authorized King James Version

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"The third, in this Twenty-ninth Series of the fine books made for the members of this Club ... The edition has been planned in the fashion of a small illuminated Oriental book by Valenti Angelo ... the illustrations ... look like 'Persian…

The Canterbury Tales

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"The first, in this Seventeenth Series of the fine books made for the members of this Club... The illustrations are portraits of the pilgrims, done as brilliantly-colored miniatures... The type used is Walbaum. The type pages are decorated with…

The Canterbury Tales, by Geoffrey Chaucer

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Printed on grey paper with an arrangement of rules and floriated initials in color; quarter bound in white buckram with beige paper over boards; the front cover of each volume is illustrated with a reproduction of Chaucer's arms.

The Comedies, Histories & Tragedies of William Shakespeare

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"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 Confessions of St. Augustine

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"The eighth of this Thirtieth Series of the fine books made for the members of this Club ... The twenty-four full-page color illustrations have been painted by Edy Legrand; four of thse have been printed as endpapers... The book has been designed by…