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The birth of Christ : from the Gospel according to Saint Luke: PB 1925.5

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The birth of Christ : from the Gospel according to Saint Luke


Illustrator: Rooke, Noel
Publisher: Golden Cockerel Press
Printer: Gibbings, Robert John
Compositor: Young, F.
Pressman: Cooper, A.C.
Compositor: Gibbs, A. H.



43,[1]p : col. ill ; 22cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Waltham Saint Lawrence

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942-01-08) by Contemporary Art Society


Production date: AD 1925


This book was printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press ... The text is taken from Barker's quarto edition of the Authorized Version of 1612. The arrangement of the book and the wood-engravings are by Noel Rooke. Compositors: F. Young and A. H. Gibbs. Pressman: A. C. Cooper. The edition is limited to 370 copies..."--Colophon Museum has copy no. 184. Binding: quarter brown morocco, blue paper sides; gilt lettering on spine.

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Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 1925.5
Primary reference Number: 107792
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 January 2014 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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