Aucassin and Nicolete courtesy of David Hricik
Book and pictures courtesy of David Hricik
Suede cover variant.
Aucassin and Nicolette
Translated by Andrew Lang, 1899
#37 of 100 Illumined by Clara Schlegel
The book measures 8" x 5 1/8" and has 91 pages. The body of the text is Old Style Antiqua. There were 940 copies printed on Roycroft handmade paper and bound in suede. Twelve copies are known to have been printed on handmade Imperial Vellum and bound in suede. One copy is known to have been bound full Levant. The illumination in the edition of 940 is simply hand coloring of the printed initials. The above variant of 100 is not listed in McKenna but other than the illumination and limitation it is the same as the edition of 940.
| Home | | 1899 |