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Comfort me with apples, and other poems: PB 113-2003

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Comfort me with apples, and other poems


Author: Bewick, Elizabeth
Contributor: Crossley-Holland, Kevin
Illustrator: Williams, Graham
Printer: Williams, Graham
Publisher: Florin Press
Binder (person): Simaleavich, David



By Elizabeth Bewick ; introduced by Kevin Crossley-Holland ; wood engravings by Graham Williams.

37, [2] p. : ill. ; 31 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1987


"135 copies have been printed by hand, on an Albion Press, by Graham Williams. The engravings, including the Press device, are printed from the wood. The setting is in Joanna with Rockwell Light for display. The paper is a somewhat wayward English mouldmade, unnamed and probably made in the 1960s. The binding cloth is cotton from Laura Ashley. Bound by David Simaleavich in his Phoenix Bindery, Amsterdam."--Colophon Museum has copy n. 105, signed by Elizabeth Bewick and Graham Williams. Title-half page with inscription to John Dreyfus: "For John with love Graham". Bound in green floral designed cloth; leather spine label with gilt lettering. Issued in green card slipcase.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 113-2003
Primary reference Number: 94779
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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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