Franklin

The metamorphosis of Pigmalion's image / with engravings by Rene Ben Sussan.

Author/Creator:
Marston, John, 1575?-1634.
Publication:
[Waltham St. Lawrence, Berkshire] : Printed at the Golden Cockerel Press, 1926.
Format/Description:
Book
17, [3] p. : ill. (col.) ; 20 cm.
Subjects:
Pygmalion (Greek mythology)
Place of Publication:
England Waltham St Lawrence.
Notes:
Colophon: "This Book was printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press, Waltham St. Lawrence, in Berkshire, & completed on the 6th day of November, 1926. Compositors: F. Young and A.H. Gibbs. Pressman: A.C. Cooper. The text is taken from the Edition of 1598, printed for Edmond Matts 'to be sold at the signe of the hand and Plough in Fleetstreete.' Two misprints, beautious for beauteous, verse 2, line 4, and Cyrus for Cyprus in the penultimate line of the Poem have been corrected, and contractions have been expanded. 325 copies have been printed, of which this is Number ..."
Local notes:
Rare Bk & Ms Library Furness copy is no. 191 of 325 copies.
Culture Class Collection copy is no. 72 of 325 copies.
Culture Class Collection copy has bookplate of Dr. William Edward Miller (1910-1994), Assistant Curator of the Furness Memorial Library at the University of Pennsylvania, on front pastedown.
Culture Class Collection copy has ms. inscription in pencil: "Chiswick Book Shop, May 1958" on back free endpaper.
Provenance:
Miller, William E., 1910-1994 (bookplate) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Chiswick Book Shop (inscription) (Culture Class Collection copy)
Chronology:
1926
Cited in:
Golden Cockerel Press. Chanticleer, 46
Contributor:
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
English Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
924181
Status/Location:
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