[15 plates (besides the title-page) of the subjects of the 15 books of the Metamorphoses, by Robert Greene].
Ovid (43 BC - 17 or 18 AD)
1674 - 1690
Place of origin
Blickling Hall, Norfolk (Accredited Museum)
, 15 leaves of plates : all ill. ; fol. Running number: 7601. Provenance: nineteenth-century manuscript former shelfmark on front pastedown: "2.D.35". Binding: nineteenth-century half-bound dark blue goatskin with swirl pattern marbled paper over boards; title in gilt on spine: Plates to Greene's Ovid. With 9 blank front fly-leaves and 19 blank rear fly-leaves, mix of laid and wove paper. In John Mitchell's original manuscript catalogue the book is described as "a very small & thin fol. in marble paper".
Makers and roles
Ovid (43 BC - 17 or 18 AD) Robert Greene (1674-1690)