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Five volumes by Virgil and Homer published by Limited Editions Club

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Estimate: US$200 - US$300
Price realised:  US$450
Lot number 555, Views: 73

Title: Five volumes by Virgil and Homer published by Limited Editions Club Author: Place: Various places Publisher: Limited Editions Club Date: Various dates Description: Includes: Homer. The Odyssey. Signed by J. van Krimpen, the designer. Translated by Alexander Pope introduction by Carl Van Doren. Haarlem, 1930. Homer. Iliad. Signed by J. van Krimpen, the designer. Introduction by Alexander Pope Note by Carl Van Doren. Haarlem, 1931. Virgil. The Aeneid. One of 1,100 copies. Signed by Carlotta Petrina, the illustrator. Translated and introduction by John Dryden. Spine chipped and splitting along front joint, lacking slipcase. New York, 1944. Virgil. The Georgics. Signed by Bruno Bramanti the illustrator and Giovanni Mardersteig the printer. Translated by John Dryden, introduction by George F. Whicher. Verona, 1952. Virgil. The Eclogues [of Virgil]. Signed by Marcel Vertes, the illustrator. Translated by C. S. Calverley, introduction by Moses Hadas. New York, 1960. Five volumes, all in original bindings, all signed as issued, all but one in original slipcase. Lot Amendments Condition: Some wear, near fine except for noted above. Item number: 268005

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 566 - Fine Books in All Fields - Limited Editions Club
Date of the auction: 6 Aug 2015
Address: PBA Galleries
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94109 San Francisco, CA
United States
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