(Allen Press)

The Bacchae.

Forgeois, Michele (illus.)

Kentfield, CA: Allen Press, 1972. Small folio. 74pp. One of 130 copies. Printed in Uniciala and Solemnis type on handmade rag paper from the Richard de Bas mill in France. Illustrated with three color copperplate etchings by Michele Forgeois, signed and numbered in pencil. According to the Allen Press Bibliography, the etchings were registered in Paris and the plates were cancelled, "all according to the formula for a French, edition de luxe". Scant foxing to endpapers, else a fine copy in brown wood veneer boards and green cloth with a black Italian paper band with title stamped in gilt. Matching green cloth slipcase shows wear to seams, and is near fine. Item #28619

(Allen Press Bibliography 38).

Price: $550.00

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