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The path to peace : selected poems: PB 48-2004

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The path to peace : selected poems


Author: Sassoon, Siegfried
Publisher: Stanbrook Abbey Press
Binder (person): Percival, George
Binder (person): Graham, Rigby
Calligrapher: Adams, Margaret
Calligrapher: Westover, Wendy



By Siegfried Sassoon

[9], 31, [2] 27 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2003-05) by Dreyfus, John


Production date: AD 1960


"This book is handset in Jan van Krimpen's Romulus Cancelleresca Bastarda printed ... at the Stanbrook Abbey Press ... bound by George Percival and Rigby Graham in a limited edition of 500 copies, comprising 20 copies on Millbourne handmade paper, bound in full vellum hand-lettered & gilded by Margaret Adams, 480 copies on W.S.H. handmade paper, quarter-bound in vellum, hand-lettered initials."-- Colophon. Museum has copy no. 129, with a capital "L" in gold by Margaret Adams, and 26 capitals drawn in red by Wendy Westover. Title vignette in gold. Inscription signed by Siegfried Sassoon: "Inscribed for John Dreyfus (who was my previous and likewise perfectionist printer)" Quarter bound in vellum with blue marbled 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 48-2004
Primary reference Number: 108067
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 22 June 2012 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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