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A memento of the quatercentenary year of William Shakespeare 1564-1964 April 23: PB 43-2004

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

A memento of the quatercentenary year of William Shakespeare 1564-1964 April 23

Maker(s)

Author: Shakespeare, William
Publisher: Stanbrook Abbey Press
Calligrapher: Adams, Margaret
Illustrator: Takumi artists
Paper maker: A. Millbourn & Co.

Categories

Description

Cover title: A Shakespearian memento 1964.
Contents: excerpt from 'The merchant of Venice', Act V, Scene 1 and Sonnet 116.

[15] p ; 27 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Worcester
  • Tokyo

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1964

Note

Printing: printed in black and blue, initial letter in gold. "Handset in Jan van Krimpen's Romulus Open Capitals and Cancelleresca Bastarda, 200 copies only printed ... at the Stanbrook Abbey Press, Worcester on Millbourn Lexpar handmade paper with covers by the Takumi Artists of Tokyo & initials by Margaret Adams April 23rd 1964."--Colophon. Quarter bound in cream paper, with blue and black decorated boards by the Takumi artists of Tokyo; printed label on upper cover.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 43-2004
Primary reference Number: 108068
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 26 September 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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