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Dress : being an essay in masculine vanity and an exposure of the unchristian apparel favoured by females: PB 57-2004

Object information

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Titles

Dress : being an essay in masculine vanity and an exposure of the unchristian apparel favoured by females

Maker(s)

Author: Gill, Eric
Illustrator: Gill, Eric
Illustrator: DePol, John
Publisher: Yellow Barn Press
Printer: Shaver, Neil

Categories

Description

By Eric Gill ; frontispiece wood engraving by John DePol and line engravings of Eric Gill's original blocks.

[6], 15, [1] p : ill ; 18 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • Council Bluffs

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1986

Note

" Printed ... by Neil Shaver. The book was printed on a Vandercook press and handset in Eric Gill's 14 point Joanna. His Perpetua is the display face seen on the title page. A Gill Floriated Initial is used on page one. The paper is Mohawk Superfine Text ... The pattern design used on the cover and endpagers was made for this edition by the wood engraver, John DePol ... There are 200 copies in this edition and this is copy number [in ms] 68."--Colophon. Bound in blue cloth cover with paper label on spine and front cover.

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Illustrations

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production

Line engraving
Printing

Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 57-2004
Primary reference Number: 117541
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 August 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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