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Perverse proverbs: PM 449-2003

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Perverse proverbs


Publisher: Wynkyn de Worde Society



Set of 10 proverbs each on a differently coloured folded card, in green card slipcase. 14 x 8.5 cm. With printer's note concerning the publication of the first card.

Acquisition and important dates

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


1987-08-12 - 1988-04-06


Hand-set in Monotype Klang and Spectrum. Printed on a hand press using Fabriano Imgres generously donated by R. K. Burt & Co. One hundred and fifty copies to celebrate thirty years of the Wynkyn de Worde Society.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PM 449-2003
Primary reference Number: 98136
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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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