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Thalamos, or, The brydall boure: PB 1932.8

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Thalamos, or, The brydall boure


Author: Spenser, Edmund
Illustrator: Sandford, Lettice
Printer: Sandford, Christopher
Publisher: Boar's Head Press



Being the Epithalamion & Prothalamion of Edmund Spenser, in a book made by Christopher & Lettice Sandford.

34,[2]p : ill ; 27cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Heathercombe

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1944-05-26) by Thompson, Henry Francis Herbert, Sir, Bart


Production date: AD 1932


"... Our edition is printed in type similar to the fount designed and used by Baskerville ... on Millbourn's finest paper made by hand at Totnes in Devon, and limited to 200 copies."--Colophon. Museum has copy no. 26. No. 26 in an edition of 200 copies. Binding: quarter orange morocco, marbled paper sides; gilt lettering on spine; top edge of pages gilt.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1932.8
Primary reference Number: 102732
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 December 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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