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Great Britain 1893 – 1977

Anthony (John) DAVIES

Great Britain born 1947


Ovid's elegies 1925 Description: translated by Christopher Marlowe, together with the epigrams of Sir John Davies, with wood engravings by John Nash
Materials & Technique: prints, illustrated books, relief wood engraving, letterpress Support: cream, wove, mould-made paper
Impression: 268/625
Edition: edition of 625 numbered copies; 35 additional copies were printed on handmade paper and numbered I - XXXV and signed by the artist
Publisher: Frederick, Etchells and Hugh
Place Published: London
Date Published: 1925

Edition Notes: An illustrated book featuring eight illustrations. John Nash cloth and papercovered boards. Printed by Spottiswoode, Ballantyne and Co. Ltd.
Primary Insc: not signed.
Secondary Insc: numbered in pencil on colophon '268'
Dimensions: book (closed) 23.8 h x 15.6 w cm book (open) 23.8 h x 30.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Dr Anna Gray 2010. Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program.
Accession No: NGA 2009.1089