STAMPERIA VALDONEGA. FIUME, Salvatore. SUETONIUS, Gaius. ~ The Lives of the Twelve Caesars.
Verona Limited Editions Club 1963
12 tipped-in colour paintings and medallion portraits of each of the 12 Caesars by Salvatore Fiume. No. 674 of 1500 copies, signed by the artist and the printer. The Elizabethan translation of Philomen Holland, revised and with an introduction by Moses Hadas. Set in Bembo type and printed by Mardersteig at the Stamperia Valdonega. Pp.  xvii  482. 8vo., [18 x 26.5 cms], original wine-coloured cloth over red and yellow patterned paper boards, gilt titles to spine, fore and lower edges uncut, in an edge-worn, chipped and torn dust jacket, with some slight browning to endpapers.
With the Limited Editions Club monthly newsletter for August 1963 and original prospectus inserted loose.
Kenneth Auchincloss’s booklabel to front pastedown.
Stock ref: 8328
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