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Where I lived & what I lived for: PB 5-1990

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Where I lived & what I lived for


Author: Thoreau, David Henry
Illustrator: Gibbings, Robert John
Publisher: Golden Cockerel Press
Compositor: Young, F.
Pressman: Cooper, A.C.
Compositor: Gibbs, A. H.



By Henry David Thoreau.

Place(s) associated

  • Waltham Saint Lawrence

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1990) by Holder, Leonard A.


Production date: AD 1924


This essy ... was printed at the Golden Cockerel Press... and completed on the 10th of October, 1924. Compositors: A. H. Gibbs and F. Young; Pressman: A. C. Cooper; wood engravings Robert Gibbings. The edition is limited to 380 copies..."--Colophon Binding: quarter vellum, patterned paper sides; gilt lettering on spine.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 5-1990
Primary reference Number: 107800
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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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