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The Frogs

Title

The Frogs
Translated from the Greek by William James Hickie, with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes and wood-engravings by John Austen.

Creator

Aristophanes

Description

"The third in the present series of books issued to the members of this Club... illustrated with twenty-eight wood blocks... The edition is designed by Jan Van Krimpen, and printed under his supervision... The type used is Fleishman, for the first time in one of our books; and it is printed on a white rag paper made at the Pannekoek Mills and especially watermarked. The binding is of full Holland linen stamped with a design by the illustrator"-- Publisher's announcement.
"Printed... at the printing office of Joh. Enschedé en Zonen in Haarlem, Holland, the illustrations having been cut in wood by John Austen"-- 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], Printed for the members of the Limited editions club, New York, by J. Enschedé en Zonen (Haarlem)

Date

1937

Contributor

William James Hickie
Gilbert Seldes
John Austen
Jan Van Krimpen

Rights

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

Format

xviii, 62, [2] p. incl. front., illus.
30 cm.

Language

English

Identifier

(SPL) PA3877 .R3 1937

Files

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Appears in Exhibits

The Classic Text

Citation

Aristophanes, “The Frogs,” Digital Exhibits - UWM Libraries Special Collections, accessed December 18, 2017, http://liblamp.uwm.edu/omeka/SPC2/items/show/77.