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Miniature folio of private presses: PB 59-2004

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Miniature folio of private presses


Compiler: Ryder, John
Publisher: Bodley Head
Binder (person): Benham and Company ltd.
Printer: Tinlings



Title from portfolio cover.
Specimens from 27 presses in Gt. Brit., U.S., Germany, Holland, and Italy, each containing name of press and owner, location, date of establishment, devices, classification, and list or specimens of most valued types. Issued in a case.
Issued with 28 specimens but Museum copy lacks one.
Compiled by John Ryder. Cf. BNB, 1961; Book design and production: v. 3, no. 3, 1960, p. 25; v. 2, no. 2, 1959, p. 25.

1 l., 27 folders in portfolio ; 17 cm.

Place(s) associated

  • London
  • Colchester ⪼ England
  • Liverpool ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1960


"The cover of this Miniature Folio has been printed by Tinlings of Liverpool. Binding is by Benham and Company Limited, Colchester."

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Materials used in production

Printing ink

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: PB 59-2004
Primary reference Number: 117543
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 30 June 2016 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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