Cupid and Psyches :
the excellent narration of their marriage /
translated into English by William Adlington out of the Latine bookes of the Golden asse, by Apuleius, 1566.
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[London] : Nonesuch Press, 1923.
No. 554 of 625 copies.
Ornamental borders in red-brown.
"William Adlington's translation of the XI bookes of the Golden asse was first published in 1566. From the 1639 reprint, in which the spelling only is slightly and comfortably modified, the present text is exactly reproduced. The borders are those designed by Geofroy Tory circa 1524. They are here enlarged a little.
Bound in cream paper boards, printed in red-brown; red-brown paper shelfback, printed in gold; decorated endpapers.
Bookplate of Denis Freeman.
Physical description: 35 ℓ. ; 21.5 cm.