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Nature poetry from John Clare (1793-1864): PB 154-2003

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Nature poetry from John Clare (1793-1864)


Author: Clare, John
Contributor: Frankin, Mark
Publisher: Perdix Press
Printer: Partridge, Walter



With an introduction by Mark Franklin.

51 p : ill ; 27 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Sutton Mandeville

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1982


"The seventeen preliminary pages have been hand-set and the poems Monotype-set in Bembo type. Printed on an Albion press and an Arab platen by Walter Partridge ... in an edition limited to 110 copies. Numbers one to ten are printed on Millbourn hand-made paper and bound in full calf by Winstanley of Salisbury; numbers 11 to 60, on Glastonbury antique laid, are half-bound in calf. and 61 to 110, on Hollingsworth's Stag Superfine, have limp Japanese vellum covers ..."--Colophon Museum has copy no. 28 signed by Mark Franklin and Walter Partridge. Half bound in calf with cloth sides over boards. In 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 154-2003
Primary reference Number: 95515
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 16 August 2012 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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