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Author Apuleius.
Title 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.
Publication Info. [London] : Nonesuch Press, 1923.
[London] : Nonesuch Press
Location Call No. Status
Description 36 unpaged leaves ; 22 cm
Note 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 Troy circa 1524. They are here enlarged a little." --final leaf, verso.
Local Note NYSL copy: From the Sharaff/Sze Collection. Copy numbered 266. With slipcase, as issued; slipcase with bookseller's label of the Sunwise Turn, 51 E. 44th St., NY, owned and operated by Mary Mowbray-Clarke from 1919-1927.
Subject Psyche (Greek deity) -- Fiction.
Eros (Greek deity) -- Fiction.
Cupid and Psyche (Tale)
Added Author Adlington, William, active 1566, translator.
Nonesuch Press.
Sunwise Turn, bookseller.