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Medea ; Hippolytus ; The Bacchae: PB 217-2003

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Medea ; Hippolytus ; The Bacchae


Euripides (Author)
Vellacott, Philip (Translator)
Ayrton, Michael (Illustrator)
Limited Editions Club (Publisher)
Carter, Will (Designer)
Curwen Press (Printer)
Photogravure and Color Company (Printer)


By Euripides ; newly translated by Philip Vellacott ; illustrated by Michael Ayrton.

Xx, 184, [2] p., [16] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Moonachie

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1967


"This edition ... numbering fifteen hundred copies, has been prepared for the members of the Limited Editions Club. The format has been planned by Will Carter, and the text printed in London at the Curwen Press. The drawings by Michael Ayrton have been reproduced in Moonachie, New Jersey, by the Photogravure and Color Company..."--Colophon. The Museum has copy no. "J.D." and is signed by the artist. Quarter bound in cloth with paper sides (maroon) over boards; paper label on spine. In slipcase

Components of the work

Support composed of paper Illustrations

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 217-2003
Primary reference Number: 95634
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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