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Lysistrata

Title

Lysistrata
A new version by Gilbert Seldes; with a special introduction by Mr. Seldes; and illustrations by Pablo Picasso.

Creator

Aristophanes

Description

"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 boards covered with a pattern-paper in three colors built up of Picasso drawings, placed in a double slipcase." -- Publisher's announcement.
"Etchings and drawings made exclusively for this edition by Pablo Picasso ... This edition has been designed by George Macy and printed, in Caslon types on Rives paper, at The Printing-Office of the Limited Editions Club ... John F. McNamara, pressman; John T. Logan, stoneman." -- Colophon.
No. 1113 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

New York, The Limited Editions Club

Date

1934

Contributor

Gilbert Seldes
Pablo Picasso
George Macy
John F. McNamara
John T. Logan

Rights

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

Format

117, [1] p. illus., plates.
30 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(RARE) PA3877 L8 1934

Files

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Appears in Exhibits

The Classic Text

Citation

Aristophanes, “Lysistrata,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 18, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/76.