5. The Psalms of David and Others, translated by Arthur Golding.
The Psalms of David and Others translated by Arthur Golding, edited by Richard G. Barnes, with a companion volume containing Golding's "Epistle Dedicatory" from Calvin's Commentaries (1571), introduction, notes, and glossary, 1977.
This is the first separate edition of Golding's translation of the Psalms, hitherto neglected, having been interspersed throughout his translation of Calvin's Commentaries on the Psalms. It is the second Arion book to honor this Elizabethan author who influenced Shakespeare and Pound.
Format: 13-3/4 by 9 inches. The main volume is 192 pages; the companion volume is 44 pages. Five illuminated initials in raised gold and colors at the openings of the five books of the Psalms are by Thomas Ingmire. The type is handset Goudy New Style for the text with Trajan capitals for the title and initials. Printed on dampened T. Edmonds mouldmade paper. Bound with a vellum spine and corners, with grey Twinrocker handmade paper for the sides. The companion volume is sewn in grey Twinrocker handmade paper. Both volumes are contained in a grey cloth slipcase. Edition of 200 copies, $225.00. Out of print.