Ancient Ploughman, or, The Fate of All Things Living: being a valuable fragment, rich in allegory, excerpted from the second book of De Rerum Natura
Place Published: San Francisco
Publisher: Two Fine Chaps
Date Published: 2007
Edition: Limited Edition
Book Id: 45816
Tall, skinny quarto [28 cm] A six-page spread from Ancient Ploughman, hand-bound in dark navy blue Fabriano wrappers printed in black, and with a white string-tie binding. Near fine, with light bumping to the edges of the wrappers.
This excerpt comes from the end of Book II of De Rerum Natura composed by Titus Lucretius Carus in the first century B.C. It was translated by Jonathan Fetter-Vorm and Thomas Biby and was printed with care on a letterpress by the selfsame gents at the press of Master Pioneer Printer Peter Koch in Berkeley, California. Number 137 in an edition of 200.