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Francis Bacon: On gardens : his essay, taken from the first complete collection which was published in 1625, the year before his death: PB 5-2012

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Titles

Francis Bacon: On gardens : his essay, taken from the first complete collection which was published in 1625, the year before his death

Maker(s)

Author: Bacon, Francis, Viscount St Albans
Illustrator: Smith, Richard Shirley
Publisher: Libanus Press

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Description

[8] p. ; 27 cm.
Includes a modern glossary of early gardening terms used.
"This essay was printed for the Libanus Press Open Day, 29 April 1989. This edition is limited to about 450 copies. The title page decoration is by Richard Shirley Smith."

Green paper wrapper.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2012) by Hall, David J.

Dating

Production date: AD 1989

Note

"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.

Materials used in production

Paper

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 5-2012
Primary reference Number: 197676
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 27 February 2014 Updated: Thursday 27 February 2014 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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