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Elizabethan love songs: PB 1955.1

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Elizabethan love songs
Translated as: Edited by John Hadfield ; with lithographs by John Piper.


Editor: Hadfield, John
Illustrator: Piper, John
Publisher: Cupid Press
Printer: W. S. Cowell Ltd.
Paper maker: Saunders, T. H.
Paper maker: Douglas Cockerell and Son



Vii,[2],134p, [8] leaves of plates : col. ill ; 24cm

Place(s) associated

  • Barham Manor
  • Ipswich

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1956-03-23) by Clarke, Louis Colville Gray


Production date: AD 1955


"Of this book six hundred and sixty copies only have been printed and bound ... by W. S. Cowell Ltd., of Ipswich ... The text is set in 12 pt Bembo; the decorative borders are Monotype versions of Elizabethan fleurons. The colour lithographs have been drawn on plastocowell film by John Piper and printed by W. S. Cowell Ltd. The Antique Laid paper was mould-made by T. H. Saunders, and the paper boards were hand-marbled by Douglas Cockerell & Son. Museum has copy no. 73, signed by the lithographer. Binding: quarter, green cloth, marbled paper sides, gilt fillet; gilt lettering on brown leather spine label. Top edge of pages gilt.

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1955.1
Primary reference Number: 104292
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 8 June 2012 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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