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The nutbrown maid: PB 2-2013

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The nutbrown maid


Publisher: Shakespeare Head Press
Binder (person): Adams, Katharine



32 p. ; 14 cm. Shakespeare Head Press booklets ; No. IV.

Bound by Katharine Adams: leather with gold-tooled shapes on front and back; three rasied bands on spine with title in gold. Bound by Katharine Adams.


History note: Presented to Sydney Cockerell by Dorothy Walker (5 March 1936). Lot 243 in the sale of Cockerell's books 10.12.1956. Purchased by H. M. Adams from Quaritch Dec 1956.

Place(s) associated

  • Stratford-on-Avon ⪼ Warwickshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2013-03) by Hall, David J.


Production date: AD 1906


"350 copies set in 12-point Bell and printed at Whittington on Zerkall mould-made paper. 300 copies are bound in paper printed with a design by the artist, and 50 copies are bound in quarter leather with a portfolio containing 12 of the engravings."--Colophon. Museum has copy no 150, signed by the artist. Binding: quarter rust-coloured cloth with tan paper sides. With special extending dutjacket showing panoramic view of Whittington.

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Accession number: PB 2-2013
Primary reference Number: 197476
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Created: Tuesday 19 November 2013 Updated: Tuesday 11 December 2018 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

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

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