Apollonius of Rhodes - The Voyage of Argo - ( Item 123324 )
Published in London by Folio Society. 2015. First Thus. Fine Hardback. No inscriptions or bookplates. Fine slipcase. Introduced by Lawrence Norfolk. Illustrated by Daniel Egnéus. The poetic account of Jason's quest for the golden fleece, written in the third century BC and now an inspiration for artist Daniel Egnéus. The golden fleece guarded by a serpent; the fiery bulls yoked to a plough; the warriors sprung from a serpent's teeth; a sorceress tormented by love .. The myth of Jason and the Argonauts has woven itself through Western culture, but nowhere is it told with more artistry than in the poem composed by Apollonius of Rhodes in the third century BC: the Argonautica. The Voyage of Argo book. Translated from the Classical Greek by E. V. Rieu. Pictorial slipcase. Full colour binding, bound in cloth. Set in Centaur. 208 pages. Title page spread and 7 double-page colour illustrations. Printed endpapers. Book size: 10" x 6¾". A landmark work of poetry and imagination. From the Folio Society description.
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