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Esther : a young man's tragedy ; together with the Love sonnets of Proteus: PB 1895.2

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Esther : a young man's tragedy ; together with the Love sonnets of Proteus


Author: Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen
Publisher: Copeland and Day
Printer: University Press
Illustrator: Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor



By Wilfrid Scawen Blunt.

X, [3], 8-203, [1] p ; 20 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Boston (Lincs)
  • Cambridge (Mass.)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought


Production date: AD 1895


Colophon: "This edition of Wilfrid Scawen Blunt's Esther and the Love sonnets of Proteus consists of five hundred copies, printed at the University Press on Dutch handmade paper, with titlepage, borders, and initial letters designed by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue; also fifty copies on English 17th century paper, with rubricated initials. This is the second volume in a series of English love sonnets to be issued by Copeland and Day from 69 Cornhill, Boston.".

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1895.2
Primary reference Number: 99809
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 22 June 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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