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The contemptible horse : the text of John Ruskin's letter to "My dear Tinie" written from the Bridge of Allan on 31 August 1857: PB 92-2003

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Titles

The contemptible horse : the text of John Ruskin's letter to "My dear Tinie" written from the Bridge of Allan on 31 August 1857

Maker(s)

Author: Ruskin, John
Contributor: Strouse, Norman
Illustrator: Bichan, Adele
Publisher: Adagio Press

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Description

With an introductory essay by Norman H. Strouse and 5 pen-and-ink illustrations by Adele Bichan

:xlvi p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John

Dating

Production date: AD 1962

Note

"Approximately two hundred eighty copies have been printed on handmade Fabriano Book ... An additional eighty copies were printed on Strathmore Chroma for the private use of the Press. This is the second book printed at the Adagio Press ..."--Colophon.

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 92-2003
Primary reference Number: 94712
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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