The story of Cupid and Psyche is part of The Golden Ass or Metamorphoses, a Latin novel by Apuleius (second century A.D.). It is both a charming fairytale and an allegory of the search of the Soul for happiness and fulfillment. This edition was printed with illustrations from Edmund Dulac.
This is a used copy in good, vintage condition with some wear to the slipcase, as well as two bookplates on the interior of the covers and mild yellowing to the pages.
By Walter Pater. 64 pages. Published by The Heritage Press, 1951.