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

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Titles

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

Maker(s)

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

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Description

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1934

Note

"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.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Illustrations

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1934.3
Primary reference Number: 107798
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 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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