Haarlem: Printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen for the Limited Editions Club, 1958. First Printing. Hardcover. Signed Limited Edition, copy No. 604 of 1500 copies signed by the Illustrator. Octavo, original full brown buckram over beveled boards with oval cameo portrait of Herodotus in ivory linen to front board and gilt-lettered ivory linen panel to spine, top edges gilt, map endpapers. 615 pp., Index at rear. Illustrated throughout by Edward Bawden with 10 double-page color spreads and numerous pen-and-ink drawings. A fine copy in a near fine slipcase, one small stain to base of rear spine on the slipcase. Uncommon in condition, the brown cloth spine tends to fade, this copy shows no sign of that. Fine in slipcase. Item #311710
¶ Printed by Joh. Enschede en Zonen at Haarlem, Holland in Monotype Spectrum type designed by Jan van Krimpen on paper made at Wolvercote Paper Mill Oxford, England, and bound by J. Brandt & Zoon at Amsterdam, Holland. The book was designed by Harry Carter in concert with Edward Bawden and Jan van Krimpen.