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Artwork for The Folio Society, various from 1973- 2014

MS. 21920/76
Held in our offsite storage facility

Original housing labelled by Richard Shirley Smith as:

'The Folio Society, A8' (folders 1-2, 4 and 6-8)

'A45, Rochester proofs, Shelley and Chesterfield proofs, very good proofs' (folders 3 and 5)


Folder 1: Correspondence and contracts with The Folio Society and a bookplate for The Folio Society (Moss: number 64) (= Closed)

Folder 2: Artwork reference material

Folder 3: Letters to His Son, page proofs with prints of wood engravings (Bain: numbers 217-220, 223-227)

Folder 4: Daily Life in Ancient Rome, painted cover design mock-up. William Shakespeare: The Complete Plays, photograph of tooling design

Folder 5: Perfect and Imperfect Enjoyments, 8 prints of paintings

Folder 6: Metamorphoses, two line drawings and two prints of paintings 'Salmacis and Hermaphroditus' and 'Atlanta and the Boar's Head'

Folder 7: The Dramatic Monologues, line drawings and mock-ups

Folder 8: The Eclogues, 18 line drawings


  • Creation: various from 1973- 2014


1 box (8 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • Latin


MS. 21920/76


  • The Earl of Chesterfield Letters to His Son (The Folio Society, 1973)
  • Browning, R. The Dramatic Monologues (The Folio Society, 1991)
  • Ovid Metamorphoses (The Folio Society, 1995)
  • Shakespeare, W. The Complete Plays (The Folio Society, 1997)
  • Virgil The Eclogues (The Folio Society, 2000)
  • Carcopino, J. Daily Life in Ancient Rome (The Folio Society, 2004)



Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom