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Cupid & Psyches : the most pleasant & delectable tale of their marriage: PB 1934.3

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Cupid & Psyches : the most pleasant & delectable tale of their marriage


Author: Apuleius, Lucius
Translator: Adlington, William
Illustrator: Sandford, Lettice
Publisher: Golden Cockerel Press
Printer: Sandford, Christopher
Printer: Newbery, Francis J.




Engravings by Lettice Sandford

47,[1]p : ill ; 20cm

Place(s) associated

  • London

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1934


"This tale ... from the Golden Asse of Apuleius translated by William Adlington about 1566 is here reprinted from the Quarto of 1639 by Christopher Sandford, Francis J. Newbery and Owen Rutter at the Golden Cockerel Press ... Of the 150 copies printed this is number [in ms] 147". Binding: quarter white cloth, decorative paper sides; gilt lettering on spine.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1934.3
Primary reference Number: 107798
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Tuesday 29 November 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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