A88 FABLE OF THE HAWK AND THE NIGHTINGALE 1959
FABLE OF THE HAWK AND THE NIGHTINGALE | TRANSLATED FROM HESIOD’S WORKS | AND DAYS [fourteen characters in red:] (lines 202–212) BY ROBERT GRAVES | PRINTED IN LEXINGTON KENTUCKY AT | THE STAMPERIA DEL SANTUCCIO M ∙ CM ∙ LIX
Collation: 4 leaves, sewn at centre.
p. title-page; pp.- blank; p. text, printed in blue, red and black; p. blank; p.  biographical note about Hesiod, statement of edition and typographical notice; p. blank.
26.7 × 19.8 cm. Bulk: 0.2/0.7 cm. White wove paper; all edges untrimmed. Bound in grey (oyster shell) or brown boards with a label running from front to back across spine; on front, in red: STAMPERIA DEL SANTUCCIO | BROADSIDE NUMBER 1|M∙CM∙ LIX; label on back blank; on spine, bottom to top, first word and virgule in red: HESIOD/GRAVES
Price: $6.00. Number of copies: 100, plus at least 10 gratis out of series. Published midsummer 1959.
Note: Copy number 15 is a variant binding of brick-red boards with separate cover and spine labels made by cutting the wrap-around label described above. This copy is bound with a floating spine rather than the fixed square spine of other copies examined.
Reference: Holbrook, p. 45.