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The palace of pleasure: PB 1-1975

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The palace of pleasure


Author: Painter, William
Contributor: Miles, Hamish
Illustrator: Bliss, Douglas Percy
Publisher: Cresset Press
Printer: Oxford University Press



By William Painter ; with an introduction by Hamish Miles ; and illustrations by Douglas Percy Bliss

4 vols. : ill ; 30cm

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Oxford

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1975) by Kerr, Hamilton, Sir


Production date: AD 1929


"This edition is limited to 500 copies on mould-made paper, and to 30 copies on hand-made paper, printed at the Oxford University Press" Museum has copy no. 283. Binding: quarter cloth with decorative paper sides; cloth spine label printed; top edge of pages gilt.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1-1975
Primary reference Number: 145791
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 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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