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The Shepheard's Calender: Twelve Aeglogues Proportionable to the Twelve Monethes

Illustrated by Walter Crane (English, 1845–1915), Author Edmund Spenser (English, 1552?–1599), Publisher Harper & Brothers (American, founded in 1817), Printer Chiswick Press (English, founded in 1811)

Place of Publication: New York, New York, USA; Place of Publication: London, England


Overall: 21.1 x 17 x 2.6 cm (8 5/16 x 6 11/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

(New York and London, Harper & Brothers, 1898) 21.1 cm; xxiii, 118 pp. [1 f.]; original publisher’s gilt- and color-stamped green cloth.

New York and London, Harper & Brothers, 1898


Joseph McDonough Rare Books, Albany, NY (book label); 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