<< YCBA Home Yale Center for British Art Yale Center for British Art << YCBA Home

YCBA Collections Search

IIIF Actions
Cavendish, George, 1500–1561?
The life of Thomas Wolsey, cardinal, archbishop of York / written by George Cavendish.
[Hammersmith, England : Kelmscott Press, 1893]
Physical Description:
[2], iv, 287 p. ; 21 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA334.W8 C35 1893+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Copyright Not Evaluated
BEIN By34 274t: An edition of 250 copies printed, of which 6 on vellum. This copy printed on paper. Bound in white vellum.
Golden type, with initials; first page of text within ornamental border.
Formerly ascribed to the author's brother, Sir William Cavendish.
First ed. pub. in 1641 under title: The negotiations of Thomas Wolsey.
Colophon: Transcribed after the autograph manuscript of the author ... by F.S. Ellis ... and printed by me William Morris, at the Kelmscott Press, Upper Mall, Hammersmith ... finished on the 30th day of March, 1893 [printer's device] Sold by Reeves & Turner, 196, Strand.
Peterson, W.S. Bibliography of the Kelmscott Press A14
BAC: British Art Center copy is one of 6 vellum copies. Bound in limp vellum with silk ties.
Subject Terms:
Kelmscott Press -- Publisher. (BACRB)
Morris, William -- Printer. (BACRB)
Wolsey, Thomas, 1475?-1530.
Woodcut -- Specimens -- 1893. (BACRB)
Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Ellis, Frederick Startridge, 1830-1901.

If you have information about this object that may be of assistance please contact us.