Laurence Housman

Of Aucassin and Nicolette:


A Translation in Prose and Verse from the Old French together with Amabel and Amoris

London Chatto and Windus. 1925.

Chatto & Windus, London, 1925. New edition of the 13th Century tale of Aucassin and Nicolette, forbidden to marry but, overcoming various hazards, eventually do so. Octavo. 106 pages. Limited edition: Number 41 of 160 printed on Batchelor's hand-made paper signed by the author and the artist. With frontispiece, drawings, initials and decorations by Paul Woodroffe engraved on the wood by Clemence Housman. Blue/grey boards, with linen spine and paper label. Printed at the Shakespeare Head Press. Some marking to the covers. Pages unopened. Internally fine.

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