Skip to main content

The lives of the twelve Caesars: PB 212-2003

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

The lives of the twelve Caesars

Maker(s)

Author: Seutonius
Translator: Holland, Philemon
Contributor: Hadas, Moses
Illustrator: Fiume, Salvatore
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Designer: Mardersteig, Giovanni
Designer: Officina Bodoni
Printer: Stamperia Valdónega

Categories

Description

By Seutonius; the translation by Philemon Holland; revised for the present edition, with an introduction, by Moses Hadas; illustrated with paintings by Salvatore Fiume

Xvii, [1],482, [3] p ; 27 cm

Place(s) associated

  • New York
  • Verona

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1963

Note

Colophon: "This edition ... has been planned at the Officina Bodoni and printed in Verona at the Stamperia Valdonega by Giovanni Mardersteig who signs here [signature]. The illustrations have been painted in Brianza by Salvatore Fiume, who here signs [signature]. The edition consists of fifteen hundred copies made for members of The Limited Editions Club the being copy number [in ms] J.D." Quarter bound in burgundy linen with hand-blocked paper sides over boards. In slip-case.

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 212-2003
Primary reference Number: 95616
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "The lives of the twelve Caesars" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/95616 Accessed: 2022-12-04 01:39:52

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/95616 |title=The lives of the twelve Caesars |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-12-04 01:39:52|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-95616

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Box containing twelve trenchers

Accession Number: M.4.1-13 & A-1920

Sampler

Accession Number: T.101-1928

Sampler

Accession Number: T.23-1928

Box containing twelve roundels or trenchers

Accession Number: M.5.1-13 & A-1920

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...