The Centaur. The Bacchante.

(Vale Press.) GUERIN (Maurice de)

The Centaur. The Bacchante.

Translated from the French of Maurice de Guérin by T. S[turge]. Moore.

Description: ONE OF 150 COPIES printed on handmade paper using the Vale types, with five wood-engravings by T. Sturge Moore and engraved press device facing colophon, pp. 35, [ii], 8vo, original white buckram, backstrip gilt lettered, pastedown with bookseller's ticket (Parkers of Oxford), endpapers faintly toned, as usual, untrimmed, spine and upper edge slightly browned, boards with faint finger marks, good

Publication Details: 1899

Notes: 'The original wood blocks of these exquisite and imaginative little designs were burnt at the printers'. The vellum edition was also destroyed.' (A Bibliography of the Books Issued by Hacon & Ricketts [1896-1903], Vale Press, 1904).

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Price: £500

Subject: Private Press

Published Date: 1899

Stock Number: 64318

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