London: David Nutt, 1895. LIMITED EDITION ON JAPANESE VELLUM. Medium Octavo. pp.xxix; 290. No. 7 of just 18 copies printed on Japanese vellum. In publisher's white paper-covered boards with gilt titles to spine. All edges untrimmed. Light browning internally. Marks and wear to edges; chipping to spine. Good overall. A Greek novel of the third or fourth century, also known as 'Theagenes and Chariclea'. Known in the original Greek in Byzantium, it was first printed for a western audience in 1534 and soon after translated into Latin and vernaculars, making a huge impact on early seventeenth century literature. Item #45717
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