To acquire a copy of Golding's Ovid you should try two on-line out of
print book services; 1) Advanced Book Exchange www.abebooks.com or 2)
Bibliofind www.bibliofind.com. I am a used book dealer in Washington
DC and I have handled perhaps 15 copies in the last ten years.---Carlo
Parcelli, Alphaville Bookshop
P.S. The translation is quite worthy of Pound's lavish assessment.
Wayne Pounds wrote:
> Could some one please tell me where I might purchase a copy of what ep
> called "possibly the most beautiful book in our language"? I mean
> Golding's translation of Ovid. I have tried various net sites
> (Amazon.com, abebooks.com, plus a rare book dealer) to no avail.
> For your information, the original title of the book is P. OVIDIUS NASO:
> THE XV BOOKES ENTYTULED METAMORPHSIS. It was most recently published in
> 1965 by
> Macmillan, ed. John Frederick Nims, and by the Univ. of Souther Illinois
> in a volume called SHAKESPEARE'S OVID.
> Thank you.