by Longus; Moore, George [translator]; Chagall, Marc [illustrator]
New York: George Braziller, 1977. First English Edition Thus. 4to., 222 pp., VG-/G; illustrated DJ, spine white with black lettering: material loss to head and tail of spine, closed tear to middle of hinge to front cover, material loss to corners, overall wear/creasing to covers; beige cloth boards, dark green lettering to spine; very mild fraying to cloth boards, boards shaken, casing loose, split hinge to front endpapers, text-block strong; partially erased notations in pencil to half-title page; contains many full-color plates illustrated by Chagall to interior, including frontispiece; housed in thin tan cardboard slipcase (moderate wear); Daphnis and Chloe remains the only known work by the Greek writer Longus [c. early 2nd century CE] and one of only five complete examples of the ancient Greek novel; shelved Folio Overflow. Dupont.
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