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The poems of William Shakespeare: PB 249-2003

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The poems of William Shakespeare


Author: Shakespeare, William
Contributor: Alexander, Peter (unidentified)
Illustrator: Parker, Agnes Miller
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Designer: Dreyfus, John
Printer: Crutchley, Brooke
Printer: University Printing House



Edited and introduced by Peter Alexander ; illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker.

297, [3] p. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • New York ⪼ England
  • Cambridge (Cambs.)

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1967


"Of this edition ... fifteen hundred copies have been made for the members of The Limited Editions Club. It has been designed by John Dreyfus and printed at the University Printing House in Cambridge by Brooke Crutchley, Printer to the University."--Colophon. "Museum has copy no. "J.D." signed by Agnes Miller Parker. Quarter bound in maroon cowhide, stamped in black and gold, with henna finish cloth sides inlaid with black embossed portrait. Issued in slipcase (black paper over card).

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 249-2003
Primary reference Number: 95778
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 29 May 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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