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SONGS OF THE GROVES


 

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Songs of the Groves: Records of the Ancient World

    

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State (a):

De Luxe issue with hand-coloured illustrations.

40 copies printed on hand-made paper.

10 copies bound in full vellum.
Bound in a grey cloth with a green spine.
Upper cover illustrated in color
with a woodcut by Dennis West.

Lower cover illustrated in color.
Spine lettered in gilt vertically across the spine ‘SONGS | OF THE | GROVES.| ———— | THE| VINE | PRESS | 1921.’.
Has full hand-coloured frontispiece and rearpiece.

Title page printed in black and red.

Printer’s device printed in black and red

Pages untrimmed.
9” x 6”.

State (b):

550 copies printed on antique laid paper.

Top edges gilt.

Bound in a black cloth spine with gold paper covered boards.
Upper cover illustrated in black with a woodcut by Dennis West.

Lower cover illustrated in black.
Spine lettered in gilt vertically across the spine ‘SONGS | OF THE | GROVES.| ———— | THE| VINE | PRESS | 1921.’.
Title page printed in black and red.

Printer’s device printed in black and red

Pages untrimmed.
Dust Jacket repeats cover illustration.
8” x 5”.

 
Publisher: The Vine Press.  
Printer: Vine Press.  
Published At: London and Steyning.  
Date: 1921.  
Edition: First Edition.  
Pages:

[4] + xx + 139 + [5].

 
Price:

State (b) priced at sixpence

 
Remarks:

Original woodcut illustrations on cover and throughout the book were designed and cut by Dennis West.  Includes a pictorial dust jacket.  Title-page and printer's device printed in red and black.  Printed by hand on Victor Neuburg’s printing press.

 
Pagination:
Page(s)    
  Frontispiece
  Blank
  Limitation Page
[  i] Half-title
[  ii] Blank
[  iii] Title page
[  iv Blank
[  v] Preliminary
[  vi] Blank
[  vii] Dedication to T. C. R.
[  viii] Blank
[ix-x] Dedication
[  xi] Contents
[  xii] Blank
[  xiii] Divisional Title Proem
[  xiv] Introduction
[xv-xviii] Proem
[  xix] Half-Title
[  xx] Blank
[1-128] Text
[  129] Divisional Title ‘Colophon’
[130-139] Text
[  140] Blank
[  141] [Woodcut Illustration] “PRINTED AT THE VINE PRESS, | LONDON & STEYNING. | Nineteen hundred & Twenty- | one.  The cover is designed | and cut by Dennis West. | AD MVSARVM | Æ QVARVM | GLORIAM | LABOR | SIT.” | [Woodcut Illustration]
[142-143] Blanks
[  144] Woodcut Illustration
 
Contents:

- Dedication

- Dedicatory Lines

- Proem

- Cretan Epithalamium

- Downwood

- Intermezzo

- Plato's Love Song

- The Lament for Adonis

- An Hymn for Diana

- Druids

- Philomel

- The Wooing

- Panthea

- Gold Night

- Night-Song for Bacchus

- Lucius by the Sea-Shore

- Chant Royal of Horace

- A Song of Stars

- The Vigil of Venus

- The Garden of Pythagoras

- Colophon   

 

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