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Here are set forth the histories of Herodotus of Helicarnassus, that men's actions may not in time be forgotten, nor things great and wonderful, accomplished whether by Greeks or barbarians, go without report, nor, especially, the cause of the wars between one and the other: PB 209-2003

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Titles

Here are set forth the histories of Herodotus of Helicarnassus, that men's actions may not in time be forgotten, nor things great and wonderful, accomplished whether by Greeks or barbarians, go without report, nor, especially, the cause of the wars between one and the other

Maker(s)

Author: Herodotus
Translator: Carter, Harry
Designer: Carter, Harry
Illustrator: Bawden, Edward
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Printer: Joh. Enschedé en Zonen
Designer: Krimpen, jan van
Paper maker: Wolvercote Paper Mill
Binder (person): J. Brandt & Zoon

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Description

Translated for The Limited Editions Club by Harry Carter; illustrated and decorated by Edward Bawden

Xxviii,615p, [1] fold. leaf of plates : ill(some col.) ; 25cm.

Place(s) associated

  • New York
  • Haarlem
  • Oxford
  • Amsterdam

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1958

Note

Bound in brown buckram with gold stamped white buckram spine label, and embossed portrait medallion on front cover. Top edges of pages gilt. Lacks slipcase. " Printed by Joh. Enschedé en Zonen, at Haarlem, Holland in Monotype Spectrum type designed by Jan van Krimpen on paper made at Wolvercote Paper Mill Oxford, England and bound by J. Brandt & Zoon at Amsterdam ... The book was designed by Harry Carter in concert with Edward Bawden and Jan van Krimpen"--Colophon. Limited edition of 1500 made for members of the Limited Editions Club of which the Museum has copy number "J.D." signed by Edward Bawden

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Illustrations

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 209-2003
Primary reference Number: 95571
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 17 August 2012 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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