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The Song of Demeter and Her Daughter Persephone: An Homeric Hymn

Walter Pater's translation
Format
Book
Published
[Scottsdale, AZ (8719 E. via de McCormick) : Joe D'Ambrosio], 2008.
Language
English
Uniform Title
Hymn to Demeter
Description
[55] p. : ill., 70 mm.
Notes
  • Title and first two pages of text within illuminated border ; most initials in red and two in gold ; printed in red and black.Cover black with gold leaf.
  • "This replica in miniature of the 1902 classic The song of Demeter and her daughter Persephone," calligraphed by Ralph Fletcher Seymour was produced in 2008 from the original limited edition." Created by Joe D'Ambrosio.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Original black cloth, with elaborately gilt front and back covers. Inscribed for Caroline Lindemann by Joe D'AmbrosioThe McGehee Miniature Book Collection. Given by Caroline Yarnall McGehee LIndemann in memory of her husband, Carden Coleman McGehee, UVA 1947.
Original Version
Reproduction of: The song of Demeter and her daughter Persephone, c1902. designed and lettered by Ralph Fletcher Seymour. It was printed in November, MCMII, by R.R. Donnelley and Sons Co., in an edition of 400 copies on h.-m. paper and ten on Japan vellum."
Technical Details
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    a| Demeter c| (Greek deity)
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