Arundel Press, January 1990. First Edition. Hardcover. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall. New. Item #00519657
This stunning hand-printed, beautifully-illustrated edition of Ovid's 'Art of Beauty' is an elegy to both beauty and character. Fine in vellum-backed boards (new) Illustrated with original wood-engravings by Hans Ulrich. One of 150 copies printed letterpress by Jonathan Clark on Arches paper. Text in English and Latin on opposing pages. The English translation, once thought to be by Dryden, was first published by Tonson in 1709. The illustrations are reminiscent of Alphonse Mucha.Illustrated by Wood-engravings. Folio pp Co-published with the Black-Letter Press of Jagtfeld, Germany.