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  • The Georgics of Vergil, Vergil / illustrated by Edward Carrick
  • The Georgics of Vergil, Vergil / illustrated by Edward Carrick
  • The Georgics of Vergil, Vergil / illustrated by Edward Carrick
  • The Georgics of Vergil, Vergil / illustrated by Edward Carrick
Author Name:    Vergil / illustrated by Edward Carrick

Title:   The Georgics of Vergil

Binding:   Hardcover

Book Condition:   Very Good

Edition:   First edition thus

Publisher:   London George W. Jones 1931

Illustrator:   Edward Carrick

Seller ID:   0001081

Copy number 243 from a limited edition of 500. Contains four very good wood-cut / engraved platesby Edward Carrick [aka Edward Anthony Craig] and illustrated title page, which are considered 'decorative and delightful' [Houfe] by an artist in his prime, before he went on to concentrate more on a career in film and theatre design. Translated by R. D. Blackmore with an Introduction by R. S. Conway. The second major work by Vergil, The Georgics is a poem providing instruction in the methods of running a farm, with chapters on raising crops and trees, livestock and horses and bee-keeping and the qualities of bees. A nicely presented volume. Grey / green covered boards with beige backstrip and large gilt 'V' on upper board and gilt titling to backstrip. Upper edge gilt. 29x20cm. 128pp. Grubbiness to boards, particularly backstrip. Corners worn / bumped, top/tail bumped. Name / date on ffep. Interior clean and fresh and binding tight.

edward carrick, Edward Anthony Craig, R. D. Blackmore, R. S. Conway, Georgics, bee keeping, bees, poem, poetry, illustrated, wood engravings, limited edition, latin poet,



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