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BUCKLAND WRIGHT -- (APULEIUS). The most pleasant and delectable tale of the marriage of Cupid and Psyches from the Golden Asse. Transl. out of the Latin by W. Adlington, 1566. (Haarlem, Joh. Enschedé en Zn.), 1936. 48 pp. W. engr. front., 1 engr. headpiece, 1 engr. tailpiece ("JBW inv. et exc.") and 7 fine full-p. engr. by J. Buckland Wright, all monogrammed in the plate. All under tissue guards. Or. limp vellum w. a design by J. Buckland Wright in gold of Cupid and Psyche on upper cover. In the or. slipcase w. the JBW initials in yellow. (W. only a few foxing marks in places, slipcase slightly age-toned, but else in pristine condition). This tale is a reprint from the 1639 edition of Adlington's translation of the Golden Asse. Printed for J. Buckland Wright in 50 numbered copies, of which this is n° 15 (of 25 copies on Eenhoorn paper). Signed by Buckland Wright and with a dedication "for Emile" (= W.H.E. van der Borch van Verwolde) underneath his signature, dated 1938. With Van der Borch's bookplate on upper paste down. - Reid A20-a.
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