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Creator:
De Heriz, Patrick, author
Title:
La belle O'Morphi : a brief biography / by Patrick De Heriz ; with illustrations by Francois Boucher.
Published/Created:
[London] : The Golden Cockerel Press, [1947]
Physical Description:
35, [1] pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DC135.M87 D4 1947
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Place and date of publication from Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press.
"La belle O'Morphi has been designed, produced, and published by Christopher Sandford at the Goden Cockerel Press, in 'Garamond' type (with the title in Fournier) on Arnold's mould-made paper. Composition, press-work, and collotyping of the pictures by François Boucher have been supervised by F.J. Newbery. Compositor: J. Hepburn. Pressman: A.J. Curran. The edition is limited to 750 numbered copies of which nos. 1-100 are specially bound."--Colophon.
Bibliography of the Golden Cockerel Press, 1921-1949, 173
BAC: British Art Center copy is no. 8 of 750, signed by the author; one of 100 copies bound in publisher's original dark blue half morocco with crimson buckram boards
Subject Terms:
O'Murphy, Louison, 1737-1815.
Private press books -- England -- London -- Specimens.
Form/Genre:
Biography.
Private press books (Publishing) -- England -- London.
Contributors:
Boucher, François, 1703-1770, artist.
Golden Cockerel Press, publisher.
Sandford, Christopher, book designer.
Newbery, Francis J., printer.
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