FOLIO SOCIETY LIMITED EDITION.
Title The William Morris Manuscript of The Odes of Horace. In Two volumes Commentary by Clive Wilmer. Translation by W E Gladstone.
Publisher The Folio Society. London 2014
Seller ID 80312
The Folio Society. London. 2014. LIMITED EDITION OF 980 COPIES, this being number 398. In two volumes. Volume one is a facsimile edition of the William Morris Manuscript of The Odes of Horace reproduced from the original in the Bodleian Library, in full colour and gilt. Small 8vo. Very handsomely bound in full brown Indian goatskin, gilt. Volume two is a large slim 4to book with green paper-covered boards with gilt text and border to front cover. The text within is W. E. Gladstone's translation of the Odes with a Commentary by Clive Wilmer. Both volumes are presented in a beautifully constructed box designed by David Eccles, which has the smaller leather volume sitting in a red velvet lined framed box with ribbon to allow easy removal of book. The larger volume sits neatly above so that both are tightly protected by green clam-shell box which is decorated in gilt and silver. A stunning set.
FOLIO SOCIETY limited edition odes horace william morris facsimile manuscript