|Title||The shepheardes calender : conteyning twelve aeglogues, proportionable to the twelve monethes |
|Detail Depicted||Printing -- Page design (Double page spread, pp. 1-2)|
Illustrations--Relief--Wood Engravings (Double page spread, pp. 1-2)
Printing -- Decorative elements -- Initials (Double page spread, pp. 1-2)
|Creator/Author||Edmund Spenser [Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599] |
|Publisher||Kelmscott Press |
|Place of Publication||Hammersmith [England--London] |
|Date of Publication||1896 |
|Subjects (LCSH)||Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901|
|Genre Heading||Printed books--1801-1900 (19th century)|
|Bibliographic Elements||98 p. : ill. ; 24 cm (4to) |
|Printing Method||Letterpress on handmade laid paper [Apple paper] |
|Printer||Kelmscott Press |
|Image Production Process||Relief prints--Wood engravings|
|Illustrator||Arthur J. Gaskin [Gaskin, Arthur, 1862-1928] |
|Binding||Quarter holland as issued (blue paper on boards). |
Text of title page printed in black on front cover.
|General Notes||UW copy signatures: a[superscript 4] (a1+1) b-g[superscript 8] h[superscript 4] [$4 signed]; 57 leaves, pp. 1-98 |
10-line wood engraved initials for each month; speakers' names (in margin) in red.
Colophon: Printed at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith, in the County of Middlesex, and finished on the 14th day of October, 1896. [printer's mark I] Sold by the Trustees of the late William Morris at the Kelmscott Press.
225 paper copies; 6 vellum copies. UW copy is on paper.
The volume was edited by Ellis, but 'by an oversight the names of author, editor, and artist were omitted from the colophon.
12 illustrations designed by Arthur J. Gaskin on a4 verso (facing p.1), b2 verso (p.4), b7 verso(p.14), c2 verso (p.20), c6 verso (p.28), d4 verso (p.40), d7 verso (p.46), e4 verso (p.56), e8 verso (p.64), f5 verso (p.74), f8 verso (p.80), and g5 verso (p.90).
Illustrations were printed from process blocks made by Emery Walker's firm, Walker & Bougall.
|Previous Owners||Bookplate of William Harris Arnold |
|References||Peterson A44 |
|Digital Collection||Historical Book Arts Collection |
|Repository||University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections Division. |
|Repository Collection||Special Collections |
|Call Number||SpecColl Rare Books 821 Sp3s1 |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned in RGB color using an Olympus C-2000 Zoom digital camera and saved in.jpg format and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2003 |
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