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Art & prudence : an essay: PB 54-2004

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Art & prudence : an essay


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



Delivered as a lecture at Manchester University, February, 1928.

[4], 18, [1] p., 2 plates : illus ; 21 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Waltham Saint Lawrence

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1928


"This book was printed by Robert Gibbings at the Golden Cockerel Press ... Compositors: A. H. Gibbs & F. Young. Pressman: A. C. Cooper. The edition is limited edition to 500 copies, of which this is no. [in ms] 329."--Colophon. Illustrations: 2 engravings on copper by the author. Paper: Kelmscott hand-made paper; watermarked: oak branch. Bound in red buckram, with dustjacket. Waltham Saint Lawrence is listed as a place of production not associated with the author or illustrator.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 54-2004
Primary reference Number: 111030
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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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