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The birds : & the frogs

Author: AristophanesDudley FittsMarian ParryW J HickieJohn AustenAll authors
Publisher: New York : Heritage Press, 1959. ©1959.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Comedies
Drama
Translations
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Aristophanes.
Birds ; the Frogs.
New York : Heritage Press, ©1959
(OCoLC)609079298
Online version:
Aristophanes.
Birds ; the Frogs.
New York : Heritage Press, ©1959
(OCoLC)624446207
Named Person: Dionysus, (Greek deity); Dionysus, (Greek deity)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aristophanes; Dudley Fitts; Marian Parry; W J Hickie; John Austen; Gilbert Seldes; Heritage Press (New York, N.Y.),; Mead Paper Company,
OCLC Number: 5069098
Notes: Spine title.
Publisher's information from title page and title page verso of individual works.
Letterpress printed.
Bound back-to-back and inverted (tête-bèche format).
Paper made by Mead Paper Company...Printing by Aldus Manutius.--(cf. Heritage Club Sandglass newsletter no.I:25)
Black linen backstrips extends two inches along each side of the book. On the backstrip are lettered in gold the name of the author and the names of two plays. At the two tops of the two-inch spread black lines appears a small gold stamped identification drawing from the book in one instance a frog, in the other a bird and the name of the play adjacent. The gray paper over boards sides are gay with decorated stripes alternate in red and yellow for the Birds, blue and yellow for the Frogs. This pattern is repeated in the middle of the book on sheets of identical paper that serve as separators. In gray slipcase.
Description: xii, 52, xviii, 62 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: The birds / Aristophanes ; with an introduction by Dudley Fitts ; and illustrations by Marian Parry --
The frogs / by Aristophanes ; translated from the Greek by William James Hickie ; with an introduction by Gilbert Seldes ; and wood-engravings by John Austen.
Other Titles: Birds.
Birds & the frogs
Birds and the frogs
Aristophanes: the birds
Aristophanes: the brids & the frogs
Responsibility: Aristophanes.

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