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A bibliography of the books issued by Hacon & Ricketts: PB 1904.2

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A bibliography of the books issued by Hacon & Ricketts


Author: Ricketts, Charles de Sousy
Designer: Ricketts, Charles de Sousy
Illustrator: Ricketts, Charles de Sousy
Publisher: Ricketts, Charles de Sousy
Printer: Ballantyne Press



Cover and spine title: Bibliography of the Vale Press

[2], xli, [1] p : illus ; 22 cm.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1927) by Holliday, J. R.


Production date: AD 1904


Limited ed. of 250 copies printed in red and black for England and America, ten on vellum. Cover and spine title: Bibliography of the Vale Press. "Here ends the Bibliography of the books published by Hacon and Ricketts, printed in the three founts, "The Vale," "The Avon," and "The King's. The frontispiece has been engraved by C. Ricketts after the sign-board painted by C. H. Shannon for the old Vale premises.The book has been printed by the Ballantyne Press, under the supervision of C. Ricketts, who is the designer of the three founts and the decoration."--Colophon First page of text within ornamental border. Binding: quarter cloth, blue paper sides; paper label on upper board and spine

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1904.2
Primary reference Number: 104290
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 6 August 2011 Last processed: Monday 15 March 2021

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Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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