- Category = Greek Mythology
Héro et Léandre.
Paris: Chez le Normant, 1806. Full morocco, 6 1/2 inches tall. A beautiful French full straight grain morocco binding from the very beginning of the nineteenth century in the Romantic style with wide gilt raised bands and exquisite blind and gilt tooling to the spine and boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Engraved frontispiece. From the bookplate of the noted collector Sir David Lionel Salomons. A delightfully bound edition of this tragic tale from Greek mythology in pristine condition.More details Price: £450.00
Men and Gods.
London: Macgibbon, 1950. Full Calf, 8 inches tall. A sparkling copy of the first edition of this delightful interpretation of the Greek Myths in full calf by Bayntun Riviere. With gilt raised bands, extra gilt panels and gilt rolls and remarkable corner tooling to the boards. Gilt dentelles and all edges. Full page illustrations and title pieces by Elizabeth Corsellis. With a pasted in inscription on his letter heading from Warner. Bookplate.More details Price: £350.00