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The True History of Lucian The Samosatenian by  ROBERT. Introduction by J.S. Phillimore GIBBINGS - Limited Edition of 275 Copies of Which This is #144 - 1927 - from Lonesome Water Books (SKU: 10327)

The True History of Lucian The Samosatenian

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The True History of Lucian The Samosatenian

by GIBBINGS, ROBERT. Introduction by J.S. Phillimore

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Waltham St. Lawrence, Berkshire: Golden Cockerel Press, 1927. Limited Edition of 275 Copies of Which This is #144. Brown Quarter leather with 5 raised bands, grey linen boards. Near fine. Folio (9"x13"), pp. 43 [5]. Top edge gilt. Set in Caslon Old Face type and printed on Batchelor hand-made paper. Translated from the Greek into English by Francis Hicks and presented in parallel Greek and English texts with wood engravings by Robert Gibbings. -- Some uneven coloration of the leather on the front cover. Spine a darker in color than the sides. The slipcase has some wear around the extremities. No other notable defects. --. Colophon: Printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham Saint Lawrence in Berkshire , and Completed on the 10th Day of November, 1927. The Text of the Greek, Set With the Assistance of the Oxford University Press, is that of the Jacobitz Edition (1852). Te English is Taken From the First Edition (1634), in the British Museum. Compositors: F. Young and a. H. Gibbs. Pressman: A. C. Cooper.

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Bookseller
Lonesome Water Books US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
10327
Title
The True History of Lucian The Samosatenian
Author
GIBBINGS, ROBERT. Introduction by J.S. Phillimore
Format/binding
Brown Quarter leather with 5 raised bands, grey linen boards
Book condition
Used - Near fine
Quantity-available
1
Edition
Limited Edition of 275 Copies of Which This is #144
Publisher
Golden Cockerel Press
Place of Publication
Waltham St. Lawrence, Berkshire
Date Published
1927

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We are a brick and mortar store located in Beautiful Sisters, Oregon. We have a stock of approximately 10,000 books, 80 percent of which are hardbound. We also carry old prints (decorative and original) and maps.

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