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PM 379-2003: PM 379-2003

Object information

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Maker(s)

Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Illustrator: Erni, Hans
Printer: Press of A. Colish

Categories

Description

Issued by The Limited Editions Club for 1974 - on plain paper within a red line border. Accompanied by a "certificate" (approx. 45 x 18.5 cm) stating that the recipient is "lawfully entitled to the majestic appellation of modern bibliophile". With drawing by Hans Erni (3 crouched figures studying book); text and drawing within red line border.

Place(s) associated

  • New York

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1974-01

Note

"Our text, hand-set in Centaur types, is from "A code for the collector of beautiful books", adapted by Frederic Warde from the French of Maurice Robert... The drawing was made by Hans Erni for the colophon of "The discourses of Epictetus."

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Illustration

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PM 379-2003
Primary reference Number: 95629
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 24 August 2020 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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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "PM 379-2003" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/95629 Accessed: 2024-06-12 19:38:55

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