The Song of Roland , trans. Isabel Butler.
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The Song of Roland, trans. Isabel Butler. Cambridge: Riverside Press, for Houghton Mifflin, .
Folio, limited edition, number 89 of 220, book design by Bruce Rogers, text printed with hand-set type in two columns in a gothic face in black ink; side-notes in civilité, printed in brown; initials headings, and chapter heads printed in red, initials in blue; the first initial printed in gold; hand-colored emblem of the Riverside Press on title; and six text woodcuts colored by hand, their stained glass design inspired by Chartres Cathedral; bound in half vellum and tips with fleur-de-lis decorated paper boards; boards somewhat faded, discolored, contents very good, 17 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.
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