The Purple Cow!

1895
(Frank) Gelett Burgess (American, 1866–1951), Publisher William Doxey (American, born England, 1844–1916)


Place of Publication: San Francisco, California, USA

Catalogue Raisonné

Johnson, American First Editions

Dimensions

Overall: 19.4 x 13.4 x 0.2 cm (7 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2264

Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

(San Francisco: William Doxey, 1895) Octavo; [8 ff.]; original publisher’s pictorial wrappers [tan manila folder–with Lark].

Humorous illustrations.


San Francisco: William Doxey, 1895

Provenance

William A. Sargent, Boston (1858-1936), by whom bequeathed to MFA, November 17, 1937.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Collection—Bequest of William A. Sargent