SHAKESPEARE HEAD PRESS. TATIUS, Achilles. ~ The Loves of Clitophon and Leucippe.
No. 437 of a complete edition of 503 copies, of which 104 copies were for sale in America and 5 copies were printed on vellum. Printed on Batchelor Kelmscott handmade paper by B.H. Newdigate and W.H. Bloomfield at the Shakespeare Head Press. Translated from the Greek by William Burton. First printed in 1597 by Thomas Creede. Pp. xxxi  152 . 4to., original quarter linen over brown paper covered boards, red and black printed title labels to upper cover and spine, fore and lower edges uncut. With the extra title label tipped-in to rear pastedown. Unopened. Slight darkening to spine, tail of spine gently bumped, a good copy.
Achilles Tatius’s only surviving work, and one of the Greek prose romances that would go on to influence the development of the novel centuries later.