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Penthesperon: PB 23-1991

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Author: Hassall, Christopher
Illustrator: Hassall, Joan
Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd.
Printer: Windmill Press



[8],123p ; 23cm.

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Kingswood

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1991) by Barnett, Henry Raymond


Production date: AD 1938


"Title-page by Joan Hassall." Inscribed on half-title page: "Raymond B', all good wishes Christopher Hassall 1940." Title-page vignette inscribed "February 1940. Joan Hassall". With bookplate of Henry R. Barnett. Bookseller's label: 'W. & G. Foyle Ltd. (label). Bound in red cloth, gold stamped on spine. With dust-jacket.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 23-1991
Primary reference Number: 98655
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 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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