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Baigneuses: PB 111-2003

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Illustrator: Wright, John Buckland
Contributor: Wright, Christopher Buckland
Publisher: Fleece Press
Binder (person): Settle, Smith



By John Buckland Wright; introduced by Christopher Buckland Wright

28 p,[21] leaves of plates ; 40 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Denby Dale
  • Otley

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1995


"This is the second of a series of Fleece Press books on the wood and copper engravings of John Buckland Wright, and it has been printed on specially made Zerkall paper, dampened before use. The 16 point Centaur and Arrighi type was cast by Peter J. Sanderson at Whittington Court, and there are 240 copies, of which six (lettered A to F, not for sale) are bound in full classic vellum, housed in a solander box; they are accompanied by a set of prints made on Japanese gampi vellum. Thirty numbered copies are bound in classic vellum, housed in a solander box, and signed by Christopher Buckland Wright. Two hundred and four copies are bound in quarter natural vellum and Compton marbled paper, housed in a solander box. All the books were bound by Smith Settle, in Otley, who also printed the photographs"--Colophon. Museum copy is marked as "defective copy" and signed by Christopher Buckland Wright. Lacks set of additional prints Bound in full vellum with cloth-covered solander box.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Vellum (skin)
Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 111-2003
Primary reference Number: 94767
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 11 January 2023 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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