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Cram, Ralph Adams (1863-1942) (Author)
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor (1869-1924) (Artist)

decadent: being the gospel of inaction: wherein are set forth in romance form certain reflections touching the curious characteristics of these ultimate years, and the divers causes thereof.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893.
Place Term: [Boston]
Publisher: Priv. print. for the author
Library locations
General Research Division
Shelf locator: 9-NBO (Cram, R.A. Decadent)
Content : Colophon: Here ends the gospel of inaction called the Decadent, which is privately issued for the author by Copeland and Day, of Cornhill, Boston, in an edition limited to one hundred and ten copies on this yellow French handmade paper, and fifteen copies on thick Lalannepaper, which have been printed during October and November,MDCCCXCIII by John Wilson and Son, Cambridge, at the University Press. The frontispiece and initial letters aredesigned by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue and cut upon wood byJohn Sample, jr.

Content : This copy no. 11.

Content: Wright III, 1246.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b13100248
UUID: 32c26850-c606-012f-01b4-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Creator Born
  • 1893: Issued
  • 1942: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Title and frontispiece." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893.. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/938739ca-b06e-78ab-e040-e00a18062489

Chicago/Turabian Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. "Title and frontispiece." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/938739ca-b06e-78ab-e040-e00a18062489

APA Format

General Research Division, The New York Public Library. (1893.). Title and frontispiece. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/938739ca-b06e-78ab-e040-e00a18062489

Wikipedia Citation

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Title and frontispiece.