Edition of 100. Pamphlet bound with gray illustrated wrappers; illustrated title page. Letterpress printed chapbook that presents Beck's translations of works by Luxorious, the 6th century (c.e.) provincial Roman poet who lived in North Africa during the time of the fall of the Western Roman Empire. "This book was set in Kennerly and Italian Old Style types cast at the Out of Sorts Letter Foundery and was printed by Spencer Cholmar, Gina Davis, Elizabet de Bethune, Nancy Joseph, Lilah Kan, Jan Kawamura, and Jill Korostoff on Frankfurt mouldmade paper, under the supervision of Steve Miller at the Center for Book Arts in New York during the fall of 1982...The drawings are by Don Traver..."--Colophon.