1897 Adrastus of Phrygia And Other Poems with The Hippolytus of Euripides Done into English Verse
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First Edition, Leather Binding, Limited Edition
Limited first edition, from a run of 250 copies. Adrastus was the son of Gordias, king of Phrygia. He features prominently in Herodotus's story of King Croesus of Lydia. He killed his brother, unwittingly, and was driven out by his father. In Sardis, he obtained purification (katharsis) from Croesus, and was accepted as a guest in the palace.
In a quarter calf binding with green cloth boards, and gilt title detailing to spine; printed on handmade paper. Externally, a little worn. with bumping to the extremities and some rubbing, handling marks and damp staining, and fading to the spine. Internally, the binding is strained in places and the pages are bright and clean, with scattered spotting and a few handling marks, and offsetting to the front and rear free endpapers. There are numerous ink sketches to the front free endpaper.
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