GRIBBLE, Vivien : Stanley Morison : Theocritus.
Title Sixe Idillia 1588 : poems or eclogues by Theocritus translated into English verse. Intro by S. Gaselee.
Book Condition Ruari McLean Copy.* Quarter buckram gilt, illustrated boards, and with dws printed with text & illustration. Slim folio, c.pp60 uncut, endpapers darkened as always, some wear to edge of lower board at two places. With numerous woodcut illustrations & decorations by Vivien Gribble.
Publisher Duckworth 1922.
Seller ID 4516
350 copies on hmp: numbered & signed by Gribble. Designed by Stanley Morison who finally chose the unusual Cloister Old Style types after some seven trial settings. Vivien Gribble's first book illustrations. Very attractive and rather uncommon book. This copy with the neat typographical bookplate of Ruari McLean, typographer and historian of book design.
GRIBBLE, VIVIEN : STANLEY MORISON THEOCRITUS GREEK CLASSIC RUARI MCLEAN POETRY