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Dreams & life = Le rève et la vie: PB 4-1997

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Dreams & life = Le rève et la vie


Author: Nerval, Gérard de
Translator: Holland, Vyvyan
Illustrator: Sandford, Lettice
Designer: Sandford, Christopher
Printer: Sandford, Christopher
Publisher: Boar's Head Press
Publisher: First Edition Club
Binder (person): Messrs. Nevett Ltd.



By Gerard de Nerval ; translation by Vyvyan Holland.

[6], 86, [2] p ; 25 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Manaton
  • London

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Unknown


Production date: AD 1933


"... published jointly by the First Edition Club of London as its 21st publication, and the Boar's Head Press of Manaton, Devon. The edition is limited to 450 copies printed in Garamond type on Basingwerk parchment. Numbers 1-350 are for distrubution to members of the Club, and numbers 351-450 for sale by the Boar's Head Press."--Colophon. Museum has copy no. 139. "Lettice Sandford ... engraved the illustrations on wood.". Half-title on two leaves, illustrated. Binding: patterned cloth (black, with green and red); title in gilt on spine. Top edge of pages gilt.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 4-1997
Primary reference Number: 102735
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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