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The Chester play of The deluge: PB 780036

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The Chester play of The deluge


Illustrator: Jones, David
Publisher: Clover Hill Editions
Publisher: Cleverdon, Douglas
Printer: Carter, Will
Printer: Rampant Lions Press
Paper maker: J. Barcham Green



With ten wood-engravings by David Jones.

"The Chester Play of the Deluge" with ten wood engravings by David Jones was printed and published by the Golden Cockerel Press in 1927 ... This Clover Hill Edition is based on the manuscript transcribed in 1607. The Golden Cockerel version ... followed the 1592 transcript' - Publisher's note.

Series: Clover Hill editions ; no. 9

[10], 30, [5] p : ill ; 34cm.

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Cambridge (Cambs.) ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1978)


Production date: AD 1977


"This ... consists of: 7 copies on vellum, lettered A to G, bound by Sangorski and Sutcliffe in full morocco, with a spearate portolio containing three sets of the wood engravings on vellum, hand-made paper and japon. 80 copies on Barcham Green hand-made paper, water marked 'Clover Hill, numbered I to LXXX, bound in quarter-morocco, with a separate set of the wood-engravings on japon. 250 copies on Barcham Green mould-made paper, numbered 1 to 250" Museum has copy no. 231. "Printed by Will Carter at the Rampant Lions Press, Cambridge in the Golden Cockerel type designed by Eric Gill."--Colophon. "Clover Hill Editions published by Douglas Cleverdon"- t.p. verso. Quarter bound in cloth with marbled paper sides. With orange dust-jacket.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 780036
Primary reference Number: 107813
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 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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