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The songs of Meleager: PB 109-2003

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The songs of Meleager


Author: Meleager, of Gadara
Translator: Rolfe, Frederick William
Illustrator: Rolfe, Frederick William
Contributor: Douglas, Sholto
Publisher: First Edition Club
Printer: Chiswick Press
Designer: Sandford, Christopher



By Meleager, of Gadara ; made into English with designs by Frederick Baron Corvo (Fr. Rolfe) in collaboration with Sholto Douglas.

Xix, 131, [1] p. : ill. ; 23 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1937


" ... designed by Christopher Sandford, and printed in Monotype Poliphilus Roman and new Hellenic Greek type on Eynsford Mill Toned Wove Hand-made paper by the Chiswick Press ... The binding has been executed by the Lieghton/Straker Bookbinding Co." "This is the 23rd publication of the First Edition Club." Bound in green cloth with gilt pattern. Top edge of pages gilt, others untrimmed.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 109-2003
Primary reference Number: 94756
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 30 September 2019 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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