Daphnis und Chloe.
Longus; Safft, Roderick? (Illustrator).
Large oblong quarto. 12 magnificent prints in mottled green cloth portfolio with cover plate. Minor fraying to head and tail of spine. Minor rubbing to corners and edges. Based on Longus' novel "Daphnis and Chloe". Longus was an ancient Greek writer of whom is known very little. With his novel he was revealed as a master in combining a typical Greek romance with pastoral poetry. Roderick Safft? creates a wonderful visual feel of this beautiful love story on 12 plates. Each plate is signed by the artist. Tissue guard between each plate. Limited edition (this copy being No.37) signed by the illustrator. Portfolio and plates in overall very good condition.
Book ID: 23719
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