XENOPHON. The Ephesian Story. Translated and Introduced by Paul Turner. Golden Cockerel Press, 1957..
8vo., original full green morocco, boards with gilt line blocks, spine lettered in gilt; illustrated with collotype reproductions of 6 brush drawings by Eric Fraser; pp. [iv], 61, [vii]; spine slightly darkened, otherwise a very good copy. Preserved in original cloth slipcase.
Limited edition of 300 numbered copies, this one of 75 specially bound and with an extra suite of the pictures, including one not printed in the book.
"To illustrate this sister-volume to Apollonius of Tyre, published the previous year, I turned to Eric Fraser, who of course was not an engraver and had never worked with me before. He made wash drawings on linoleum which we printed over a terracotta tint which we repeated in the canvas of the ordinary bindings. The separate set of drawings accompanying the specials were printed without the terracotta background. These two volumes pleased me much".
From the library of Thomas Yoseloff, the last owner of the Golden Cockerel Press, by family descent, but with no ownership markings.