LIBANUS PRESS. WALKIN, Carol. DRYDEN, John. ~ Theodore and Honoria.
Marlborough Libanus Press 1985
No. 35 of 50 deluxe copies. 6 wood engravings printed in black, green and red by Carol Walkin. Printed in Gill Perpetua type on Velin Arches rag paper. Pp. . Tall 4to., original quarter green morocco, marbled paper boards, gilt border and lettering to spine, fore and lower edges uncut. Spine very slightly faded, otherwise a very good copy.
A free rendering into heroic verse by Dryden of the story found in Boccaccio’s ‘Decameron’, which was first published in 1700 as a section from John Dryden’s ‘Fables Ancient and Modern’.
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