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The Most Pleasant and Delectable Tale of the Marriage of Cupid and Psyche

Author:
Lucius Madaurensis Apuleius (M'Daourouch, Algeria ca. 124–after 170)
Author:
Preface by Andrew Lang (British, Selkirk, Scotland 1844–1912 Banchory)
Translator:
William Adlington (British, active 1566)
Illustrator:
Sir William Blake Richmond (British, London 1842–1921 London)
Illustrator:
Vereker Monteith Hamilton (British, 1856–1931)
Publisher:
David Nutt (London)
Printer:
Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. (Edinburgh and London)
Date:
1887
Medium:
Illustrations: lithography, photgravure, etching
Dimensions:
Book: 10 3/16 x 6 3/8 x 13/16 in. (25.9 x 16.2 x 2.1 cm) Sheet: 9 5/8 × 5 5/8 in. (24.4 × 14.3 cm)
Classification:
Books
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1966
Accession Number:
66.544.9
Not on view
Inscription: printed on flyleaf: "Only sixty copies of this Edition have been printed, fifty of which are for sale. / This copy is No.."; in ink: "56."
Vendor: Stanley Crowe (British)
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