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Vita de sancto Hieronymo

Author Saint Jerome (died 419 or 420), Editor George La Piana (American, 1879–1971), Printer and Publisher Cygnet Press (American, 20th century), Printer and Publisher Philip Hofer (American, 1898–1984), Printer and Publisher George Parker Winship (American, 1871–1952)

Place of Publication: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


Overall: 16.8 x 13.4 x 1 cm (6 5/8 x 5 1/4 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Illustrated book with photomechanical relief prints

Not On View


Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books

([Cambridge (MA)] Cygnet Press [1928]) 16.8 cm; [18 ff.]; original publisher’s half gilt-stamped black cloth, green paper boards, printed paper label on upper cover (gray cardboard box).

[Cambridge (MA)] Cygnet Press [1928]


Philip Hofer (b. 1898 - d. 1984), Cambridge; before 1984, gift of Philip Hofer to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 1989)

Credit Line

Gift of Philip Hofer