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Baigneuses: PB 111-2003

Object information

Titles

Baigneuses

Maker(s)

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

Description

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1995

Note

"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 Illustrations

Materials used in production

Vellum (skin) Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 111-2003
Primary reference Number: 94767
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 December 2011 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Baigneuses" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/94767 Accessed: 2022-07-04 15:27:43

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