CUPID and PSYCHE Lucius Apuleius GOLDEN ASS 1904 HB King’s Classics ROMAN MYTHS


This sale is for a vintage hardback FIRST EDITION entitled “ Cupid and Psyche and Other Tales from the Golden Ass of Apuleius ,” newly edited by W. H. D. Rouse, Litt.D., with a frontispiece.

It was published by Alexander Moring, Ltd., of The De La More Press, London , in 1904 and is the FIRST EDITION in this English translation for the publisher’s Edwardian The King’s Classics series, (under the general editorship of Professor Gollancz) .

The book measures 6.25 inches x 4.75 inches and has 117 pages, which are hand-cut to the top rims (some un-cut).

The book is in very good condition for its age, internally neat and clean, and is a little faded to the spine of the original hardback cover, with a little foxing near the covers/rims. There are NO inscriptions/book-plates and NO other ink or pencil markings in the book. The binding is very good with no loose or missing pages. There is no dust-jacket.

A wonderful vintage FIRST EDITION.

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