Of Aucassin and Nicolette 1925 Laurence Housman ~ Chatto & Windus/Shakespeare Head Press ~ Riviere Binding ~ illustrations Paul Woodroffe


Title: Of Aucassin and Nicolette: a translation in prose and verse from the Old French together with Amabel and Amoris

Author: Laurence Housman, trans.
Illustrator: Paul Woodroffe, Clemence Housman

Description: Riviere binding. Full persimmon polished calf. Spine with five raised bands, four compartments decoratively tooled, two with gilt-lettered leather title blocks. Sides gilt ruled; dentelle turn-ins; marbled endapapers. All edges gilt. Top edges of boards show stains; minor spot on half-title page, else near fine. Five illustrations (including frontispiece), plus in-text vignettes and decorative dropped initials. 106 pages. 18 x 11.5 cm.

Drawings by Paul Woodroffe, engraved on wood by Laurence's sister Clemence Housman.

Binding: Leather Bound Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None

Publisher: Chatto & Windus. Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Place: London
Year: 1925

Keywords: Riviere, Paul Woodroffe, Clemence Housman, Shakespeare Head Press,

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