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Creator:
Savonarola, Girolamo, 1452-1498.
Title(s):

Epistola de contemptu mundi / di frate Hieronymo da Ferrara dellordine de frati predicatori ; la quale manda ad Elena Buonaccorsi sua madre, per consolarla della morte del fratello, suo zio.

Published/Created:
[Londra (i.e. Hammersmith)] : Impresso in Londra per Guglielmo Morris alla Stamperia Kelmscott, 30 November 1894.
Physical Description:
15 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
BX4904 .S3 1894
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Ed. by C. Fairfax Murray from the original autograph letter.
150 paper copies. 6 vellum copies
"La figura del frate sulla prima pagina e stata disgnata dall'editore Carlo Fairfax Murray & incisa in legno da Guglielmo H. Hooper. Tutti gli ornati sono stati disegnati da Guglielmo Morris. Di questa edizione privata fatta a spese dell'editore, sono state tirate centocinquanta copie in carta, & sei in pergamena."--P. 14.
Colophon: Impresso in Londra par Guglielmo Morris alla Stamperia Kelmscott. Adi ultimo di novembre MDCCCLXXXXIV [printer's device].
First text p. within woodcut border; printed in red and black.
Peterson A31
BAC: British Art Center copys is one of six vellum copies. Bound in blue paper on boards.
Subject Terms:
Consolation -- Early works to 1800.
Kelmscott Press -- Publisher.
Morris, William -- Printer.
Woodcuts -- Specimens -- 1894.
Contributors:
Morris, William, 1834-1896.
Murray, Charles Fairfax, 1849-1919, ill.
Hooper, William Harcourt, 1834-1912, engraver.
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